Traditional arts of Sub-Saharan Africa
Joaquin Pecci, expert and member of “ la Chambre Belge des Experts en Œuvres d’Art de Belgique”,is dealer in fine African and Himalayan tribal art for thirty years.
His experience started on the fields with the shamanic cultures of the Himalayan region were he travelled widely for fifteen years as the rest of Asia.
At the same time,arriving in 1986 in Belgium from his native Uruguay, he discovered the African art and his passion grew, especially for the art of Congo, Mali and the North of Nigeria. Joaquin collaborated for ten years with the Asian art Dealer Grusenmeyer in charge of the african art.
He opens his gallery in 2007 located at the Sablon. Since than, as a dealer- gallerist, Joaquin assisted by Hélène Robbe, has organised regular thematic exhibitions illustrated by catalogs such as « Sacrifice » 2011 in Paris, « Nigeria » 2012, in collaboration with Antonio Casanovas, « Invocations Oubanguiennes » 2015,both in Brussels and participates in major fairs related to non-European art.
Through the years his profesional expertise has grown to sell to major international collectors,European and american institutions and museums.