Collection Artwork
Sanlé Sory (born Nianiagara district, Burkina Faso [then Upper Volta], 1943)
Les Deux Amies au Pagne
1972, printed 2017
gelatin silver print
paper size: 19 7/8 x 16 in.
image size: 14 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
Volta Photo (artist's studio), Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, Africa
2018.13.2
7/15 + 5 AP
Signed, dated, and inscribed in pencil, verso, lower right: Sory Sanle 2017 / LES DEUX AMIES AU PAGNE, 1972/2017 / 7/15

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.