En Taule avec des amis Hollandais [In Jail with Dutch Friends]

Scope and Content

Mail Art. En Taule avec des amis Hollandais / In Jail with my Dutch Friends depicts Musa with self-portraits of Rembrandt and Van Gogh inside a minimalist grid that references Modernist Dutch artist Mondrian, using collage and drawing. A continuity in Musa’s art practice is his self-portraiture.

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 22.5cm x 32cm

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.