Olayinka: A Woman's View

by Simon Ottenberg
Olayinka: A Woman's View

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Miranda Olayinka Burney-Nicol, who signed her work OLAYINKA, was a pioneer in modern African art. She belonged to the first generation of African artists who did not follow indigenous art practices, but drew a variety of European media into her work while simultaneously adapting them. This comprehensive overview features various photos of the artist's work and includes interviews and personal correspondence. Ottenberg has produced a fitting tribute to one of the greatest African artists.
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Miranda Olayinka Burney-Nicol, who signed her work OLAYINKA, was a pioneer in modern African art. She belonged to the first generation of African artists who did not follow indigenous art practices, but drew a variety of European media into her work while simultaneously adapting them. This comprehensive overview features various photos of the artist's work and includes interviews and personal correspondence. Ottenberg has produced a fitting tribute to one of the greatest African artists.