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Obiora Udechukwu, Nigerian, born 1946



Ink and acrylic on stretched canvas (4 panels)

Overall: 79 × 252 in. (200.6 × 640.1 cm)

Panel: 79 × 63 in. (200.7 × 160 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

© Obiora Udechukwu Image courtesy the artist



Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria


20th century

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Not on view

Exhibition History

Poetics of Lines: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, October 27, 1994 – April 26, 1998

Obiora Udechukwu – Unsere grosse Reise, Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, Munich, Germany, December 10, 1999 – February 22, 2003

OJEMBA: A Fifty-Year Retrospective – Selected Paintings, Drawings, and Prints by Obiora Udechukwu, 1966–2016, Richard F. Brush Gallery, St., Lawrence University, Canton, NY, August 17 – October 12, 2016

Entrance Gallery, Luise and Morton Kaish Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-August 11, 2019.

Atemholen, Universistät Erlangen-Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany, January 14 – February 4, 1994

Publication History

Ottenberg, Simon, Ed. The Nsukka Artsts and Nigerian Contemporary Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 189, ill. plate no. 120.

Desai, Vandana, and Robert Potter, Eds. The Companion to Development Studies, 3rd Edition. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Aas, Norbert. Den Lauf der Dinge beeinflussen. Bayreuth: Bumerang Verlag, 1999.


Obiora Udechukwa, Canton, New York; sold to present collection, 2017.

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