Mail Art. On a marbled background, perhaps a sunset, Musa draws and pastes a satirical landscape of oil rigs with the august French culture minister Andre Malraux and an oil sheikh; both men are wearing black gowns, a further touch of irony that relates to the title.
Beaucoup d'idées mais pas de Petrole [A lot of ideas but no oil]
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 381333/21
- Dates of Creation1996
- Language of MaterialEnglish French
- Physical Description1 item
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Digital version available online at SOAS Digital Collections
Scope and Content
Collection currently on display in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until 23rd March 2019.
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 17.5cm x 25cm
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.