Kinshasa Congo Art
Jack Bell Gallery is proud to present the first contemporary art exhibition from Kinshasa, the capital of the Congo. The exhibition focuses on the work of artists from all over the country and other parts of the world. Nestled in one of Africa's most culturally diverse and vibrant cities, seething with its rich tradition of art, it is ensured by the presence of some of its most influential artists and cultural institutions.
Today's painters are challenged and inspired, as are Jean-Claude Van Gogh, Robert Rauschenberg, Paul Gauguin, Albert Duchamp and many others.
Kinshasa, then Leopoldville, also had its own art scene, but a kind of revolt took place and around the Academy of Fine Arts another group of artists developed, associated and influenced with Jean-Claude Van Gogh, Robert Rauschenberg and Paul Gauguin. Congolese artists, some of whom now live in Europe, such as Aime Mpane and Michele Magema, still have a vibrant art scene in Kinshavea and Lubumbashi.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Kinshasa and Lubumbashi also had a lively art scene with artists such as Jean-Claude Van Gogh, Robert Rauschenberg and Paul Gauguin, among many others.
The Congo is located in Central Africa and borders the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR). The Congo in Kinshasa distinguishes the country from the other Congo, which is often called Congo-Brazzaville and is often called Congo-East.
The Democratic Republic of Congo covers 905,354 square miles and is home to more than 1.5 million people, about 1% of the African population. Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is the largest city in the country and the second largest in Africa with 2.4 million inhabitants. The capital, the Democratic Republic of Congo, KINSHASA, has a population of over 12 million.
The city's water comes from the Congo and its tributaries, where its sewage is also disposed of. Kinshasa is a miracle of dysfunction, but there is no doubt that it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, if not the largest.
The emerging art in Kinshasa reflects the vibrant art scene of the capital, which occupies a place on the international art market. It's like a desert for parents here when a child makes art for a living, so don't bring anything, "he adds. This remark seems a little exaggerated, however, because there is art everywhere it is, whether in Lumbashi or Bunia or even in other parts of the country.
Kinshasa, the home of popular art, is overwhelming and exciting, but Virunga is also in the midst of a massive conservation effort that extends across the entire protected area of his city, which stretches from the city center to the outskirts of Lumbashi, the capital's main tourist destination.
In the last chapter, Cornet presents the work of some of Kinshasa's better known painters, including Luesa Kondesa and Konde Kondo, as well as a number of others. There is also a collection of paintings by the self-taught painter, painter and sculptor Jean-Claude Bouchard in "Art and the picturesque Zairois. Some of these works of art are in the collections of Lucien Bilinelli, and all appear to have been collected in and around KinhasA since the 1990s. African art and contributes to our understanding of Congo's history, "the book's website says.
According to Nickel, Zachese is part of a broader trend toward the professionalization of traditional art - which is practiced in Kinshasa and other parts of Congo.
Kinshasa, formerly known as Leopoldville after King Leopold II of Belgium, is the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo and is located on the River Congo. The most famous painter of Kinhasa today is Jean-Pierre Martens, artist and professor at the Universitat des Arts Nationes du Congo (UACDC). The school houses some of Africa's most famous artists, such as Zachese, and Marten is a member of an association called the Institute for Human Activities, which has helped to found a number of art schools in the city and other parts of eastern Congo.
The influence of Congolese music is particularly felt in sub-Saharan Africa, and Kinshasa is widely regarded as one of the largest music centres in the world. The presence of so-called "popular" artists working in and around Kansa and the Democratic Republic of Congo has led them to engage with past and present experiences in a way that directly links them to past or present experiences. The psychological cartography of life in Kinhasa takes shape in complicated monochrome lines of painting and drawing. Art from the Congo, like Zachese's painting, offers contemporary artists the opportunity to seek a place that can be identified with their personal experiences and experiences in their home country.