Introduction
Chéri Samba or Samba wa Mbimba N’zingo Nuni Masi Ndo Mbasi (born 30 December 1956) is a painter from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is one of the most famous contemporary African artists, with his works being included in the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A large number of his paintings are also found in The Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC) of Jean Pigozzi. He has been invited to participate in the 2007 Venice Biennale. His paintings almost always include text in French and Lingala, commenting on life in Africa and the modern world. Samba lives in Kinshasa and Paris.
Wikidata
Q2617109
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Nationalities
Congolese, African
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Master, Painter
Names
Chéri Samba, David Samba, Samba wa Mbimba-N'Zinga-Nuni Masa, Samba wa Nbimba N'zinga, wa Mbimba-N'Zinga-Nuni Masa Samba, Samba wa Mbimba Nzinga Nunimasi Ndombasi, Jean-Baptiste Chereau
ULAN
500123943
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