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The politics of reclamation in contemporary Nigerian art

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Author:
Nzegwu, Nkiru  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Oshinowo, K. A  Search this
Uwatse, Chinwe 1960-  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1993
Notes:
Illustrations.
Nigerian art in the 1980s has become art of reclamation -- reclaiming its own vision, direction, and idioms. Throwing off the structures that colonial art and Western art seemed to impose on emerging Nigerian artists, the new generation of artists speak in clear unequivocal voices. Two exemplars of this new mood are Kolade Oshinowo (1948- ) and Chinwe Uwatse (1960- ), both painters, who confront urgent social concerns in their work. Nzegwu examines the content and style of this new breed of artist through the work of Oshinowo and Uwatse.
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Topic:
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N6490 .I53 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_758543