Richard Tchuemegne

Biography

Richard Tchuemegne is an African tribal art dealer, based in London. He specialises in exhibiting sculptures, masks, textiles, furniture, objects d’art and jewellery and is the proprietor of the ‘Tribal Art’ gallery.

He began to collaborating and collecting for the museum in 1998. He participated in the Voice Project linked to the African World Exhibition and conducted a number of field trips on the Horniman’s behalf to augment their French speaking West African collection. Areas that he collected from include: Bamileke and Bamun area in Cameroon; Azande, Kuba and Luba in the Republic of Congo; Fang in Gabon and Baoule in Cote D’ivoire.

Brief biography

art collector and dealer

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Collection Information

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