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Composition #1
Composition #1
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleComposition #1
CreatorEkpuk, Victor
Creator-BiographyNigerian, born 1964
CultureIbibio
Date2009
Style-PeriodContemporary; Nsukka
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria
Classgraphic arts
Typedrawing
Format-Mediumgraphite and pastel on paper
Dimensions50 x 100 inches
DescriptionThe nsibidi symbol meaning love (also marriage; or man and woman) below a yellow sun on the left. The nsibidi symbol for hatred (possibly) stretches beyond the right border of the canvas. The white background is filled with thousands of tiny symbols
SubjectNsibidi; signs and symbols; love; marriage; union; husband and wife
RepositorySmithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_ekpuk_victor_008_se.tif
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