Stylistically, Moké was first inspired by the techniques used by billboard commercial artists on the avenues of Kasa Vubu and Bolobo. These artists incorporated bold lines and bright colours to create cartoon-like advertisements. As evident in this painting and several other works, sexuality is a consistent theme in the works of Moké, who depicts the women with voluptuous, exaggerated curved figures.
Moké is recognized as one of the leading artists of this self-taught popular painters that emerged during the 1960s. Thematically, Moké portrayed the cheerful, animated scenes of Kinshasa, and avoided depicting social anguish or conflict. His first surge in popularity as an artist occurred in response to his 1965 painting of General Mobutu leading an Independence Day parade.
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