Chéri Samba - AFRICA Theme Sale New York Friday, May 14, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist; Private collection, London

  • Catalogue Essay


    My painting is concerned with peoples’ lives. I’m not interested in myths or beliefs. That’s not my goal. I want to change our mentality that keeps us isolated from the world. I appeal to peoples’ consciences. Artists must make people think.-Chéri Samba

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/FRANCE

14

Le Secret d’un Petit Poisson Devenu Grand

2003
Oil and glitter on canvas.
32 x 39 1/2 in. (81.3 x 100.3 cm).
Signed, titled and dated " Chéri Samba LE SECRET D'UN PETIT POISSON DEVENU GRAND 2003" lower right.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $15,000

AFRICA Theme Sale

15 May 2010
New York