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How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland

How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland

bbc.co.uk - By Naima Mohamud

Louis Houenoude lives in the small village of Heve, just outside Grand-Popo, in the small West African country of Benin. He used to paint barber shop signs for a living. But now he is a bona fide artist. An art gallery in Finland is exhibiting a series of portraits painted by Mr Houenoude. The …

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