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15 OCTOBER 2016 | Chéri Benga and Chéri Chérin’s paintings showcased in Brussels


15 OCTOBER 2016 | Chéri Benga and Chéri Chérin’s paintings showcased in Brussels
Popular painting of DRC is being honored by the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels. From 7 October to 22 January 2017 the exhibition "Congo Art Works. Popular painting " presents 82 paintings, including works from Chéri Chérin and Chéri Benga, but also from Chéri Samba, Mr. Syms, Shula, Albert Lubaki, Tinda Lwimba, Pili Pili Mulongoy and Djilatendo among others.

« Portraits, landscapes and allegorical paintings alternate with urban scenes, historical figures and critical reflections on religion, politics and social problems. Humour is never far away. » 

Chéri Benga is one of the artists invited to participate in meetings with the public in the presence of curators  Sammy Baloji and Bambi Ceuppens.