Artsuite - Albert Toungoumale-Baba - Original painting by Rob Matthews.  Albert Toungoumale-Baba was a Catholic priest in the Central African Republic killed by a militant group. The black, white, red, yellow, and blue patterning in the work reflects clothing he was photographed in.

ROB MATTHEWS

Painting | 2018

 

This body of work is made to spend time considering events and people that get lost in the shuffle of the ever-changing news cycle.  Themes of upheaval, power, displacement and the unspoken message of “home” anchor the work.  Albert Toungoumale-Baba was a Catholic priest in the Central African Republic killed by a militant group. The patterning in the work reflects clothing he was photographed in.

 

Size

12 × 9 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

Albert Toungoumale-Baba

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ROB MATTHEWS

Painting | 2018

 

This body of work is made to spend time considering events and people that get lost in the shuffle of the ever-changing news cycle.  Themes of upheaval, power, displacement and the unspoken message of “home” anchor the work.  Albert Toungoumale-Baba was a Catholic priest in the Central African Republic killed by a militant group. The patterning in the work reflects clothing he was photographed in.

 

Size

12 × 9 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on canvas over wood panel

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

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