Bodys Isek Kingelez. Kimbembele Ihunga. 1994

Bodys Isek Kingelez Kimbembele Ihunga 1994

  • Not on view

This imaginary place is based on the village the artist grew up in. In the artwork, he tried to improve it by giving it a stadium, a shopping center, a railway station, and skyscrapers. In reality, his village has none of these things. If you could reimagine your hometown, how would you make it different?

Kids label from 2019
Paper, colored paper, printed paper, cardboard, paperboard, printed commercial packaging, wood, acrylic, plastic, aluminum foil, metallic foil paper and cardboard, rubberfoam, Styrofoam, foamcore, ink, pencil, crayon, marker, paint, adhesive tapes, stickers, fabric, yarn, string, thread, twine, beads, balls, straws, wire, grommets, toothpicks, pins, nails, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, caps, mirrors, figurines, slide mounts, ballpoint pen shafts, circuit-board diodes, and electric lights
51 3/16" × 72 13/16" × 10' 5" (130 × 185 × 320 cm)
Promised Gift of The Jean Pigozzi African Art Collection
Object number
Painting and Sculpture

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