Frédéric Bruly Bouabré’s Knowledge of the World
Through his drawings, the Ivorian artist became a griot, a West African storyteller, who reminds us how interconnected we truly are.
Aug 5, 2022
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, curator Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi takes a close look at Frédéric Bruly Bouabré’s Connaissance du monde (Knowledge of the World) (1987–2008), a series of drawings focused on gathering a common human story, which is currently on view in the exhibition Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: World Unbound.
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Introducing Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: World Unbound
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