MOKE, Monsengwo KEJWAMFI. (Ibe, Bandundu Province, 1950 – 2001, Kinshasa)

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MOKE, Monsengwo KEJWAMFI. (Ibe, Bandundu Province, 1950 – 2001, Kinshasa)
Monkey Orchestra. Oil on flour sack. 92 x 44 cm. unsigned, dated early 1970, produced as part of the illustrations for the magazine "les histoires de la grande forêt". He was one of the fathers of the "Popular Painting" style in Kinshasa. His early works were executed in finding materials. His paintings of Kinshasa soon attracted attention In 1965, he painted a portrait of General Mobutu (president of the DRC, 1965-1997) Moké became a Kinshasa reporter thanks to his paintings Here is a very old work painted for the Congolese It depicts a popular story that states that one should not interfere in children's discussions One of the popular themes of its context.
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