Handpainted barber shop signs from west Africa


Indigo Arts presents a collection of painted signboards from barber shops and hair-dressers in Ghana, Mali, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, and Togo . Brightly painted in commercial housepaints on plywood or masonite, these signs are a colorful, humorous, and sometimes outrageous contemporary African folk art.

Indigo Arts Gallery | African Barber Signs

Av Morten Skogly

Creator of Things