For over 500 years, the Luba people have reigned over the southern part of the Congo, expanding their empire even to Lake Tanganyika. Today, their culture thrives with a population of approximately 1,000,000 and their influence remains profound. Among the many contributors to Central African art, the Luba and their close neighbors, the Hemba, stand out as arguably the most impactful. Their masterpieces can be found in the most renowned museums and private collections around the globe, captivating audiences with their unmatched elegance. Brace yourself for the extraordinary impact of the Luba on the art world.


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