Artist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Born in Enugu, 1983 and lives in Los Angeles

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is a Nigerian-born visual artist currently based in Los Angeles, California. Akunyili Crosby’s art “negotiates the cultural terrain between her adopted home in America and her native Nigeria, creating collage and photo transfer-based paintings that expose the challenges of occupying these two worlds”. In 2017, Akunyili Crosby was awarded the prestigious Genius Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the RFC
The Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation presents NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from...
02 Dec 2015 - 28 May 2016
The Rubell Museum
Miami
Exhibitions
Sanguine: Luc Tuymans on Baroque
Organized with M KHA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp) and KMSKA (Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp)...
18 Oct 2018 - 25 Feb 2019
Fondazione Prada, Milan
Milan
Exhibitions
Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Beautyful Ones
Victoria Miro presents Los Angeles-based artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s series “The Beautyful...
08 May 2019 - 13 Jul 2019
Victoria Miro Venice
Venice
Exhibitions
Rock My Soul
Titled after bell hooks’ book, “Rock My Soul“, gathering new and old works by Njideka...
02 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019
London
Art Spaces
David Zwirner London
Galleries in London
David Zwirner Hong Kong
Galleries in Hong Kong