From October 17 2023 to April 07 2024
Chéri Samba, in the Jean Pigozzi collection
Chéri Samba – born in Congo in 1956 – is undoubtedly the greatest African painter of his generation. One of the founders of Kinshasa’s “Popular Painting”, he has become the international symbol of this informal movement. His boldly coloured figurative paintings challenge, denounce, caricature and provoke, often with humour. Chéri Samba’s style is anything but naïve.
This exhibition, hosted by the Musée Maillol, is the first retrospective covering 40 years of ...