Charles de Gaulle and the Fight For a Decolonized Africa

Sotheby’s

Mar 21, 2019

In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how artist Fréderic Trigo Piula explores the history of decolonization in Africa, paying tribute to French politician Charles de Gaulle and homage to French painter Eugène Delacroix. One of the most important artists to emerge from the Republic of the Congo in recent years, Trigo Piula’s ‘Ngolowa’ is a highlight of our upcoming sale Modern & Contemporary African Art (2 April | London).

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