Kayembe was active/lived in Africa. Kayembe is known for nature paintings.
Kayembe is one of the disciples of Hangar's workshop in the 1950s.
The work is different from that of the other proteges of Pierre Romain-Desfossés by
the importance given to the narration of human activity within compositions
In the small format papers we present, nature is illustrated by
naive way. Vegetation, birds and snakes of unlikely proportions
seem to be applied on the canvas, ignoring perspective. Fish in the eyes
exophthalmics fly to the surface of the water, as hypnotized, magnetized by
the fisherman's boat.
The large, very narrative formats of Kayembe could claim a
pedagogical vocation. They are composed of registers; the soil and its vegetation
tall grasses where men and game live and hide
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