Omama Bencelisa (Mothers Breastfeeding) from The Self Portrait Project (2007/2013)

Nomusa Makhubu, South African, born 1984

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2014

Archival digital print on 35 gsm Hanhnemule cotton photo museum paper

AP

Image: 20 1/16 × 13 3/8 in. (51 × 34 cm)

Sheet: 23 3/8 × 16 9/16 in. (59.4 × 42 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

2014.58.1

Geography

Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

Period

21st century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Africa

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower left, in graphite: NOMUSA MAKHUBU; inscribed, lower center, in graphite: OMAMA BENCELISA (2007/2013); inscribed, lower right, in graphite: AP

Course History

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art, Friends Gallery/Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 16-March 13, 2016.

Made in the Middle: Constructing Black Identities across the African Diaspora, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology 3, Winter 2015, Chelsey Kivland, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2014-March 15,2015.

Provenance

Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa; sold to present collection, 2014.

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