The genius of the African artist made material a divine abstract concept, the super being. And he did it with nothing in the middle of nowhere, far from any objective influence, in the heart of swamps and hostile forests, a place that could break the most hardened spirit. “How? Why here and now?” will forever remain unanswered questions.
Formerly in Umberto Giacomelli’s collection, Italy. Received as a gift from His Eimnence A.Tamba, order of the Saveriani missionary, in a Kivu village in Lega territory circa 1970 Anna Demina Collection, Milan