Hope is named Obama:

Reflections of African artists

The Bush-era is over. Out of Africa a new leader of the world was born: Barack Obama. In the eyes of many painters he brings hope for a better future of the African continent:

Sapinart: "Le terrorisme ennemi de le mondialisation". Acrylic colors on canvas, 120 x 165 cm, 2008

Tresor-Cherin: "La Naissance du nouveau metre". Acrylic colors on canvas, 80 x 110 cm, 2007.

Gedeon Ndonda: "Qui changera la face du monde?", acrylic colors on canvas, 60 x 80cm, 2009.

Tresor-Cherin: "Un pas vers l'espoir". Acrylic colors on canvas, 80 x 110 cm, 2009.

Sapinart: "Fiers de l'etre". Acrylic colors on canvas, 89 x 124 cm, 2009.

Sapinart: "Qui est Obama? (Who is Obama?)" - And what does he do for Africa? Acrylic colors on canvas, 68 x 99 cm, 2009.

Alfi Alfa: "L'espoir?" (Hope?), acrylic on canvas, 89 x 140 cm, 2009.

Alfi Alfa: "Barack Obama - Thinking about Africa", acrylic on canvas, 89 x 138 cm, 2010.

Sam Ilus: "Barack Obama - How to heal the world", acrylic on canvas, 88 x 132 cm, 2009.

And last but not least - the version of the famous painter Cheri Cherin: "Si j'etais president", acrylic on canvas, 200 x 300 cm, 2009.

Elections in the Congo 2006
The African dream of a better life
March 2007 violence in the Congo

Art of the Congo