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Art of Upper Volta

University of Texas at Austin. Art Museum.

Art of Upper Volta

from the collection of Maurice Bonnefoy; [catalogue of an exhibition held at the University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin August 8-October 10, 1976].

by University of Texas at Austin. Art Museum.

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Published by University Art Museum in Austin, Texas .
Written in English


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ContributionsBonnefoy, Maurice.
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Open LibraryOL20365754M

  was a photographer of and for the people, making portraits in a local studio in his native Upper Volta (the country now known as Burkina Faso) where, also like Sidibé, he encountered an uncommon number of incredibly stylish subjects, many of them dressing in highly original outfits that blended African clothes and Western, brand-conscious. Upper Volta: see Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, republic ( est. pop. 18,,), , sq mi (, sq km), W Africa. It borders on Mali in the west and north, on Niger in the northeast, on Benin in the southeast, and on Togo, Ghana, and Côte d'Ivoire in the south.

Burkina Faso, landlocked country in western Africa. The country occupies an extensive plateau, and its geography is characterized by a savanna that is grassy in the north and gradually gives way to sparse forests in the south. A former French colony, it gained independence as Upper Volta in The name Burkina Faso, which means “Land of. This is a list of heads of state of Burkina Faso since the Republic of Upper Volta gained independence from France in to the present day. A total of eight people have served as head of state of Upper Volta/Burkina Faso (not counting three Transitional Heads of State/Presidents and one Acting President in rebellion).Inaugural holder: Maurice Yaméogo.

  Review: African Spaces: Design for Living in Upper Volta by Jean-Paul Bourdier, Trinh T. Minh-Ha; Hausa Architecture by J. C. Moughtin; Hatumere: Islamic Design in West Africa by Labelle Prussin; Traditional Housing in African Cities: A Comparative Study of Housing in Zaria, Ibadan and Marrakech by Friedrich W. SchwerdtfegerAuthor: Tukur Sa'Ad. Burkina Faso was once a part of the Great Mossi Empire, one of the strongest of ancient African kingdoms. The Mossi Empire was still in place when the whole region was annexed by the French in After a period as part of the colony of Upper Senegal-Niger, the territory was reorganised as the separate colony of Upper Volta in


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Traditional art of the Ivory Coast, the Upper Volta, and Mali from the Sylvia and Michael Horowitz Collection. [Binghamton, N.Y.: University Art Gallery, SUNY, ] (OCoLC)   Traditional Art From Upper Volta.

This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in To preserve these. The cost of art objects in general and those of Black art in particular, already badly.

established before the war has increased during the last thirty years at a dizzying rate. Following the law of supply and demand, quality pieces have reached prices. “Sculpture of Upper Volta,” with 40 examples drawn about half and half from private collections and the museum's own, is in no way a definitive show or even a cross section of the art of this region in the Western Sudan, a republic since.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roy, Christopher D. Art of the Upper Volta rivers. Meudon, France: A. et F. Chaffin, © (OCoLC) - Explore tibettenzin's board "Burkina Faso/Upper Volta", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about African art, African and Africa pins. Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo “Rich people, poor people, religious people, artists, musicians, everyone could become a hero at [Sanle’s] Volta studio.” —Florent Mazzoleni, The New York Times.

Published by Steidl/The Art Institute of Chicago. Edited with text by Matthew S. Witkovsky. Text by Antawan Byrd, Florent Mazzoleni. The name Upper Volta indicated that the country contains the upper part of the Volta River.

The colors of the national flag corresponded to the names of its three main tributaries — the Black Volta, the White Volta, and the Red languages: French. Download 79 Upper Volta Stock Illustrations, Vectors & Clipart for FREE or amazingly low rates. New users enjoy 60% OFF.stock photos online.

Thus Upper Volta was named for the region above the Volta river flowing in the area; the people of that country/area where thus known as the ‘Voltaics’ (Voltaiques in French). Since the river had three tributaries: the Black Volta, the white Volta, and the red Volta, Upper Volta’s flag also had those three colors.

A virtual guide to Burkina Faso, the 'land of the upright/honest people'. Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta; French: Haute Volta) is a landlocked country located in the middle of West Africa's "hump." The northern part lies geographically in the Sahel zone, the transition zone between the Sahara Desert in north and the tropical savanna in south.

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Republic of Upper Volta (1) For Spirits and Kings: African Art from the Paul and Ruth Tishman Collection. He opened his business inthe year that Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) declared independence from France. For many years, Sanlé also organized music parties around the city; he served as the official photographer for Volta Jazz, a key popular music orchestra in the s and ’70s.

pages with illustrations. 7 1/2" x 10" x 7/8". He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso, from He is a Professor of English at Plymouth State JP MONNINGER, author of The Map that Leads to You, is an award-winning writer/5.Please visit Art of Burkina Faso for more information provided by Professor Christopher D.

Roy in The Physical Environment: The peoples that are discussed in this study live in the West African country named Burkina Faso. Since independence from France in tothe country was known as Upper Volta.Upper Volta (French: Haute-Volta) was a colony of French West Africa established on 1 Marchfrom territories that had been part of the colonies of Upper Senegal and Niger and the Côte d'Ivoire.

The colony was dissolved on 5 Septemberwith parts being administered by the Côte d'Ivoire, French Sudan and the Colony of l: Ouagadougou.