Odutola, Toyin Ojih (b. 1985, Nigeria)

Title

Bírmíngham (Triptych)

Date

2014

Medium

four-color lithograph with gold leaf on white Somerset satin paper

Edition

13/20

Height

24 in. (paper)

Width

16 1/2 in. (paper)

Classification

Thematic Collection

Commentary

Write-up by Mallory Schultz, 2019/20 Art Collections & Exhibitions Fellow

Credit Line

Purchased for the Union College Permanent Collection in March of 2017 from the Tamarind Institute, New Mexico

Object Number

2017.7.1, 2, 3

Copyright

© Toyin Ojih Odutola, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

On View

Yes: Schaffer Library; 2nd Floor.

Alternative text

Left image is a 3/4 portrait of a young man with closely cropped hair, side burns, and a short beard and goatee, wearing a ribbed, white tank top and red necklace. In this view, the young man is bent over slightly and looking down and to his right in a way that averts his eyes from the viewer. The center image is a 3/4 portrait of a young man with closely cropped hair, side burns, and a short beard and goatee, wearing a ribbed, white tank top and red necklace. In this view, the young man in looking almost straight ahead, but slightly to his left. The right image is a 3/4 portrait of a young man with closely cropped hair, side burns, and a short beard and goatee, wearing a ribbed, white tank top and red necklace. in this view, the young man's back faces the viewer and his head is turned to his right at such an angle as to allow the viewer to see his face in profile.

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