Chéri Samba

Congolese, born 1956

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Chéri Samba

Congolese, born 1956

982 followers

Chéri Samba was a founding member of the “Popular painting” school along with Pierre Bodo, his …

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Chéri Samba was a founding member of the “Popular painting” school along with Pierre Bodo, his paintings exposing everyday life in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital city, Kinshasa. His representative, often fantastical paintings incorporate graphic narrative and figures with text and word bubbles that address …

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Selected career achievements
Emerging
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
Bienal de Sao Paulo
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