Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Glazed earthenware, epoxy resin,
lacquer, acrylic paint, canvas,
wood 105 x 86 x 13 inches 266.7 x 218.44 x 33.02 cm Courtesy Charles Woodman / The Estate of Betty Woodman and David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff McLane.