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Kakudji

 (20/21st century)
Kakudji is active/lives in New York / France.  Kakudji is known for multi-media painting, collage.

Biography  
Kakudji


Kakudji was born in Congo; lived in Congo, Rwanda, and Zambia, and then grew up in New York City since the age of 6.   He is an American citizen and lives in New York City and Paris, France.

The following is quoted from www.theguide.co.za/arts:

Best described as "anti-art", Kakudji's specialty is a carefully constructed multimedia hybrid practice that disturbs, amuses and then splinters in the mind.  His technique involves appropriation, and he pilfers freely from the vast image bank of popular culture to create works that critique a quintessentially late capitalist sensibility.

His collaged images - of violence, humiliation, cruelty and political indifference - are delivered with a raw, often uncouth ae  ...  Displaying 750 of 2006 characters.



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