Chéri Samba  (Congolese, 1956) 

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Chéri Samba, Collège de la Sagesse (Council of Wisdom)

 

Chéri Samba
Collège de la Sagesse (Council of Wisdom)
2003

AEROPLASTICS Contemporary
  
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Chéri Samba, Sirène allongée devant le lit d'un garçon

 

Chéri Samba
Sirène allongée devant le lit d'un garçon
painting on canvas

 

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Chéri Samba, Le haut et le bas (the top and the bottom)

 

Chéri Samba
Le haut et le bas (the top and the bottom), 2001
paintings, acrylic

 

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Chéri Samba, Exodus

 

Chéri Samba
Exodus, 1984
oil on canvas laid on cardboard

 

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  Born in Kinto-M’Vuila, Democratic Republic of Congo
  Lives and works in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
2011   WAX - Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt+Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Tous Cannibales!, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Human + The Future of our Species, Science Gallery, Dublin, Irland
The closest I ever came to you, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2010   Tears welling up inside, Wendt+Friedman Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
A perfect soul, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico, Mexico (solo)
You are innocent in your dreams, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Mémoires du futur, la collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Hypernatural, Kunstcampus, Berlin, Germany
In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous, Tape Modern, Berlin, Germany
Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London, UK
2009   Let the golden age begin, Museum 52, London, UK (solo)
2008   Gathering Dust, Travesia Cuatro, Madri, Spain (solo)
Glass Eye... Glass Soul, Museum 52, New York, USA (solo)
2007   A perfect soul, Museum 52, London, UK (solo)
The supernatural world in which I am professionally involved, Invaliden 1, Berlin, Germany (solo)
You said you would always be there, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2006   What is it that there is something and nothing, Museum 52, Basel, switzerland (solo)
2005   Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Feigen Contemporary, New York, USA (solo)
Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Museum 52, London, UK (solo)
2004   J’aime Chéri Samba, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (solo)
2003   Chéri Samba moto na Tervuren, Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique (solo)
Kin moto na Bruxelles, Hôtel de Ville, Bruxelles
2002   Money and Value, Expo.02, Bâle
Kinshasa Congo. Fabien Rigobert / Moke, Chéri Samba, Espace Croisé, Centre d’art contemporain, Roubaix
Painting on the Move, Kunstmuseum Basel, Bâle
2000   Chéri Samba une fois encore à Kinshasa, Centre culturel Le Zoo, Kinshasa (solo)
1999   Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aix-la-Chapelle (solo)
Kunstwelten im Dialog, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
1998   ifa (Institüt für Auslandsbeziehungen), Stuttgart (solo)
1997   Übersee-Museum, Brême (solo)
Chéri Samba, Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie, Paris France
1996   Neue Kunst aus Afrika, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
1994   Le Grand Maître de l’École de Kinshasa, Galerie des Extravagances, Centre d’Art et de Plaisanterie, Montbéliard
1992   Kunsthalle Basel, Bâle (solo)
Chéri Samba / Matrix117, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford (Connecticut) (solo)
Stadtmuseum München, Munich (solo)
1991 - 1992   Africa Hoy, exposition itinérante : Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico ; Groninger Museum, Groningen ; Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Grande-Canarie
1991   Formas de dissidencià: Chéri Samba, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelone (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (Illinois) (solo)
60 ans de la peinture zaïroise, Institut Goethe, Kinshasa
1990 - 1991   “Cheri Samba a retrospective”: Provincial Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Ostende, Belgium. Institute of Contemmporary Art, London, UK
“Cheri Samba” Trikster, Portikus, Frankfurt Germany.
1990   Chéri Samba, le peintre populaire du Zaïre, Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Ostende (solo)
Annina Nosei Galerie, New York, USA (solo)
Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, Paris, France (solo)
1989 - 1990   La Grande Exposition publique de Chéri Samba,façade de l’atelier de l’artiste, Kinshasa (solo)
1989   Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, Paris, France (solo)
Magiciens de la Terre, M.N.A.M. Centre Georges Pompidou, et Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris
1988   3eFestival de Saint-Herblain, Château de Saint-Herblain, Saint-Herblain (solo)
1984   Centre culturel français, Lubumbashi, République du Zaïre (solo)
1981   Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Kinshasa
1980   Centre Culturelle Francaise, Kinshasa
1978   Art partout, Académie des beaux-arts, CIAF, Congrès international des arts africains, Kinshasa
1975 - 1978   Le Grand Exposition publique, facade of his studio,Kinshasa, Zaire