Talks

Art in Context | Transfers and Connections: Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s Works on Paper

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David K. Thompson discusses Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s use of the solvent image transfer, a printmaking technique, to connect photographs, history, pop culture, and mass media in order to illustrate a diasporic life shared across two continents.

About David K. Thompson

David K. Thompson is the Coordinator of Cataloguing for the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Yale Center for British Art.  He received his art history degree with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the University of New Mexico.  He is also a practicing artist working in photography, printmaking, and installation art.

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The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby installation, second-floor galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby, "The Beautyful Ones" Series #1C (detail), 2014, acrylic, colored pencil, and transfers on paper, © Njideka Akunyili Crosby, courtesy the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner
Exhibitions

The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Thursday, September 22, 2022–Sunday, January 22, 2023