Toyin Ojih Odutola
1985–

Introduction

Toyin Ojih Odutola (born 1985) is a Nigerian-American contemporary visual artist known for her vivid multimedia drawings and works on paper. Her unique style of complex mark-making and lavish compositions rethink the category and traditions of portraiture and storytelling. Ojih Odutola's artwork often investigates a variety of themes from socio-economic inequality, the legacy of colonialism, queer and gender theory, notions of blackness as a visual and social symbol, as well as experiences of migration and dislocation.

Wikidata identifier

Q7830609

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Country of birth

Nigeria

Roles

Artist

ULAN identifier

500463706

Names

Toyin Ojih Odutola, Toyin Odutola

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