Omar Victor Diop

Omar Victor Diop is a Senegalese Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1980. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Minneapolis Institute of Art have featured Omar Victor Diop’s work in the past.Omar Victor Diop’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $6,123 USD to $24,956 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2014 the record price for this artist at auction is $24,956 USD for Omar Ibn Said, sold at Artcurial in 2017. Omar Victor Diop has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, Deutsche Welle and WHITEWALL. The most recent article is Sharp Shooters – The Photographers Who Put West Africa into the Frame written for Apollo in August 2021.


Selected Solo Exhibitions
  • Omar Victor Diop: Liberty / Diaspora, Autograph ABP, Shoreditch, London, UK
  • Omar Victor Diop: Project Diaspora, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Omar Victor Diop: The Studio of Vanities, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Selected Group Exhibitions
  • Cosmogonies Zinsou: An African collection, MO.CO. Hôtel des Collections, Montpellier, France
  • Omar Victor Diop & Fabrice Monteiro: Re-dressing the Portrait, Yavuz Gallery, Sydney, Redfern, Sydney, Australia
  • Alpha Crucis: African Contemporary Art, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
  • Radical Revisionists: Contemporary African Artists Confronting Past and Present, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Vision 2020: Contemporary Photographic Portraits At Mia, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Fashioning Black Identity: Africa And The African Diaspora, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia
  • Frederick Douglass: Embers of Freedom, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Photographers, Artists And The Snap Cardigan, Galerie du Jour Agnès B, 4e, Paris, France
  • Fashioning Black Identity: Africa and the African Diaspora, Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns, Australia
  • Beyond Borders: Global Africa, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • From Africa to the Americas: Face-to-face Picasso, Past and Present, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Go Figure, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Spring Selection, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • Interwoven Dialogues: Contemporary Art from Africa and South Asia, Aicon Gallery, New York, Greenwich Village, New York, USA
  • Lines, Motion and Ritual, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, USA
  • Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
  • African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Us Is Them: Art From The Pizzuti Collection, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
  • Portraiture: A Group Photography Exhibition, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Young, Gifted and Black, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

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