Chenge BARUTI, BERQUIN. (KALEMIA, 1937- 2001,... - Lot 5 - Stanley's Auction

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Chenge BARUTI, BERQUIN. (KALEMIA, 1937- 2001,... - Lot 5 - Stanley's Auction
Chenge BARUTI, BERQUIN. (KALEMIA, 1937- 2001, KATANGA) BIches orange background. Oil on canvas. 40 x 25 cm. Signed lower left. Chenge Baruti was born in Kalemia on 5 June 1937. He started to paint at the young age of fifteen. In 1955, his bright talent led him to be admitted into the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa. He followed in his older brother Change Kanuto's footsteps, as he also attended the same academy. In 1959 Baruti moved to Lumumbashi after his graduating where he briefly taught painting at the academy of Fine Arts. After that, he set up a studio and art gallery with his brother Kanuto. Together they held workshops on copper ware, sculpture and painting. Chenge Baruti incorporates nature into his work, which illustrate impressive and captivating scenes about warrior gatherings, dancers and hunting. From a stylistic point of view, he likes to play with abundant, luminous points, parallel and counter-lines that give depth.
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