With a desire to deepen and transmit, Charles-Wesley Hourdé has organised several exhibition, most often accompanied by a catalogue. He has notably published:
2023, published on the occasion of the Moros y Cristianos exhibition. Text by Jean de Stadt.
This exhibition presents a selection of Guatemalan masks patiently collected over the last ten years. These masks are a rare testimony of the syncretism that took place in Central America, combining the iconography of ancient pre-Hispanic cultures with that of the Spanish conquerors.
2018, published on the occasion of TEFAF 2018.
This exhibition includes a selection of museum quality artworks including three masterpieces from New Ireland, collected by German captains at the beginning of the last century, an important female Bembe figure, (Gangala style), and a rare Teke Tsaye round mask.
2019, published on the occasion of an exhibition organised during THE SALON: Art + Design, New York
an exhibition curated together with Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz including a panoramic wallpaper depicting the voyages of James Cook (1804) and a selection of Oceanic artworks originating from the islands discovered by the famous navigator.
2017, published on the occasion of Parcours des Mondes.
This exhibition offers a selection of African and Oceanic artworks carefully selected for their aesthetic quality, their age but also for their close affinities with the work and life of Pablo Picasso. Including a geometric Lwalwa mask, an important Kanak figure, and a Grebo mask.
First catalogue, edited in 2009, on the occasion of San Francisco Tribal and Textile Art Fair, including important African masks and sculptures. Including an major Tchokwé figurative mortar from the former Arman collection and a tall Bakongo figure collected in the 19th century.
Available at the gallery.