Moussa DIOUF (1935 - 1982)

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Moussa DIOUF (1935 - 1982)
Maternity. Oil on paper. 71 x 49 cm. Signed lower left and dated 1969. He is an important name in the early Congolese and Zambian painting world, and as such, deserves greater recognition. Diouf began his career as an illustrator for UNESCO He left Congo because of censorship and went to live in the slums of Lusaka, Zambia, in 1974. There, he became the founder and most important man in the Kanyama circle of artists Earned his living by selling simple art to tourists at the airport and in the city but signed these works "Muntu" His work signed Diouf, or Moussa Diouf, was his personal, serious art He returned to Congo in 1979 and worked again in Zambia in 1982 Undoubtedly one of the greats of Congolese art His work is full of love An unconditional attitude surrounds this couple in the face of everything Complicity and waiting But above all a lot of love.
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