This soft, supple cotton jersey Coulos t-shirt features an artwork by the artist Mwenze Kibwanga.
Son of weavers, Mwenze Kibwanga's work contain patterns of traditional fabrics and tapestries. After studying drawing at the Protestant mission in Mwanza, he continued his teaching among Methodists and began making portraits to earn his living. Romain-Desfossés encouraged him to develop his own style and detach himself from the “academic” style. The dark and clear painting lines makes animals, men and mystical or religious scenes radiate. In saturated with patterns composition, characters seem constrained and animals caught in an invasive vegetation. agnès b. discovered the work of this singular artist during the dispersal of Pierre Loos' collection in 2018, a collection constituted since the 1980s of Congolese modern art between 1920 and 1960.
- Round neckline
- Long sleeves