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Chéri Samba (Congolese, b.1956)
LOT ID: 88517
College de la sagesse (Kalasi ki nduenga), 2003

Acrylic, and glitter on canvas
31.9 х 39.5 in. (81.03 x 100.33 cm.)
Signed, other, and dated by the artist on the front, with title and text. This work is accompanied by a formal certificate of authenticity as issued by the artist.
Lot description
"College de la sagesse (Kalasi ki nduenga)" (2003) is a visually arresting figurative painting by famed Contemporary African artist, Chéri Samba. This acrylic and glitter painting measures 31.90 x 39.50 inches (81 x 100.3 cm), is in excellent condition and comes with a formal certificate of authenticity. Samba's paintings almost always include text in French and Lingala, commenting on life in Africa and the modern world. Chéri Samba's breakthrough was the exhibition "Les Magiciens de la Terre at the Centre Georges Pompidou" in Paris in 1989, which was acclaimed internationally. In 2007, curator Robert Storr invited Samba to participate in the 52nd International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
Je suis le meme mais je suis plus le meme by Chéri Samba
  • Je suis le meme mais je suis plus le meme by Chéri Samba
  • College de la sagesse (Kalasi ki nduenga) by Chéri Samba
  • College de la sagesse (Kalasi ki nduenga) by Chéri Samba
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