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Frederic Bruly Bouabre

 (1921 - 2014)
Frederic Bruly Bouabre was active/lived in France, Africa, Cote D'Ivoire.  Frederic Bruly Bouabre is known for painting.

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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré was born in Zéprégüé, Côte d'Ivoire, in 1923 and is recognized as one of the greatest contemporary artists from West Africa.  He was amongst the first of his generation from Côte d'Ivoire to be educated by the French colonial government. 

He was a self-taught artist - in the West he might have been viewed as an "outsider" though this term is meaningless in the African context.  A fascination with language and literature permeates his work.  'Alphabet Bété' (1991/92), which was shown at Documenta 2002, comprises an alphabet Bouabré invented, for Bété people, made up of over 400 signs which correspond to phonetic syllables. 

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Ensemble composé de quarante-sept oeuvres originales issues de la série communication sur la maxime de l'artiste: "On va se voir demain à *** et on causera ensemble du bien-être de la vie"; où les étoiles présentent chacune des principales capitales d'Afr
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