Eat is Eat and West is West [with envelope's contents]

Scope and Content

a. Mail Art. The envelope has a a minimal, two-sided torn paper collage (from a café) that features the iconic image of revolutionary Che Guevara

b. Postcard from the Musée d'Orsay depicting Le Douanier Rousseau by Henri Rousseau

c. Exhibition flier from the Centre d'Art, Hôtel de Caumont, Aix-en-Provence, in association with Turner Contemporary (Margate)

d. English language exhibition brochure from the Musée d'Orsay for an exhibition of Le Douanier Rousseau by Henri Rousseau

Access Information

Collection currently on display in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until 23rd March 2019.

Restrictions Apply

Acquisition Information

The donation was made to SOAS Library in June 2018 by Elsbeth Court, an academic who teaches African Art on the IFCELS course at SOAS, with the support and agreement of the artist Hassan Musa.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

brown paper envelope 16cm x 23 cm

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright in the artwork of Hassan Musa assigned to SOAS by the artist, 2018. Copyrights persist in other images and texts. The user is advised to investigate copyrights before making any re-use of this material.