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Interrogating the Human Figure in Bridging the Ceramic-Sculpture Divide: Practice in Nigeria

Date : 2010-12-08 15:00:46

DescriptionThe focus on the human figure has always been the central preoccupation of sculptors working in a diversity of materials (including clay), and contemporary Nigerian art is no exception. However, the broadening scope of hand-built ceramic craft in Nigeria includes figurative work to a greater extent now than at any time in the past. This paper interrogates the figurative ceramic works of the young Nigerian artist Ozioma Onuzulike, who, by using mixed media, breaks away from more traditional constructs of ceramic craft.

http://www.uwic.ac.uk/icrc/issue008/articles/18.htm

Name of InstitutionInterrogating the Human Figure in Bridging the Ceramic-Sculpture Divide: Practice in Nigeria

Author(s) NameKristen Patin

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