Umqela Nombhaco (Beautification scar) 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 1/4 × 13 7/16 in. (51.5 × 34.1 cm)

Sheet: 23 7/16 × 16 9/16 in. (59.6 × 42.1 cm)

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

2014.58.4

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

Period

21st century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Africa

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

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

Course History

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum‘s Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Reconstitution, Dorothy and Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-May 31, 2020.

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.

Provenance

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

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