Large thumb portrait cherisamba 2
CHERI SAMBA

Cheri Samba was born in 1956 in Kinto M’Vuila, Democratic Republic of Congo, he now lives and works in Kinshasa. In 1972, Samba left school to become a sign painter on Kasa Vubu Avenue in Kinshasa. From the artists he met here (including Moke and Bodo) arose the Congolese Popular Painters of the twentieth century.  Throughout his career Samba has always focused on the social, political and economical realities of his country, with everyday realities as his subject; customs, sexuality, AIDS, social inequalities and corruption featuring heavily. By the mid 1980’s Samba had gained an international audience. He has been exhibited most recently in Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko, Fondation Cartier, Paris, France, 2015, and has works in the permanent collections of the Pompidou Center, Paris and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 

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CHERI SAMBA

J'aime la couleur, 2004

Inkjet Print printed on Bright White Hahnemühle 310g on Epson.

Signed by the artist and numbered by Collectionair, on a label affixed to the reverse of the print.

51 x 40 cm.

Edition of 50.

 

This work is also available as part of Shape Shifters Portfolio, produced by Collectionair and Magnin-A.

$450
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Large thumb portrait cherisamba 2
CHERI SAMBA

Cheri Samba was born in 1956 in Kinto M’Vuila, Democratic Republic of Congo, he now lives and works in Kinshasa. In 1972, Samba left school to become a sign painter on Kasa Vubu Avenue in Kinshasa. From the artists he met here (including Moke and Bodo) arose the Congolese Popular Painters of the twentieth century.  Throughout his career Samba has always focused on the social, political and economical realities of his country, with everyday realities as his subject; customs, sexuality, AIDS, social inequalities and corruption featuring heavily. By the mid 1980’s Samba had gained an international audience. He has been exhibited most recently in Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko, Fondation Cartier, Paris, France, 2015, and has works in the permanent collections of the Pompidou Center, Paris and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 

  • Ships in 10 to 20 business days.
  • We allow returns within 7 days of reception.
  • Shipping cost and taxes will be automatically calculated at checkout based on your location.
  • All artworks are sold unframed unless stated otherwise.

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