Mandy and Cliff Einstein Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Lecture + Q&A 7:00–9:00 p.m.
The Forum, Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Campus
Space is limited. Please RSVP via Eventbrite to reserve an on-campus seat.
This lecture is presented by the Otis College Fine Arts department and is funded through a generous gift from Mandy and Cliff Einstein. The Einstein Visiting Artist Series provides students with an opportunity to learn and engage directly with major figures in the art world today.
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About Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Njideka Akunyili Crosby was born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1983 and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She was a participant in La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff (11 May–24 November 2019). Current and upcoming solo exhibitions include Contemporary Project: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX (2022), and The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Yale Center for British Art (2022-2023). She is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from the University of the Arts (2020), an Honorary Doctorate of Art from Swarthmore College (2019), a MacArthur Fellowship (2017), and a United States Artist Fellowship (2021). Akunyili Crosby’s work is held in significant museum collections throughout the world. Learn more at njidekaakunyilicrosby.com
Image: I Still Face You, 2015, © Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Courtesy of the Artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner. Joshua White Photography.