Artwork Info

Artwork title
Janded
Artist name
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Date created
2012
Classification
painting
Medium
acrylic, oil, and collage on canvas
Dimensions
24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm)
Date Acquired
2013
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Pamela Joyner in honor of Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture
Copyright
© Njideka Akunyili
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/2013.8
Artwork Status
Not on view at this time.

Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby discusses Janded (2012), her spare portrayal of a young Nigerian woman. She describes the figure’s complex backstory and the meaning of the Nigerian slang term that gave the canvas its name.

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