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Prints and Drawings
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Artist: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Nigerian and American, born 1983, M.F.A. 2011

The Rest of Her Remains


Charcoal, acrylic, ink, collage, and Xerox transfers on paper

207.33 × 279.88 cm (81 5/8 × 110 3/16 in.) framed: 218.92 × 291.94 × 9.37 cm (86 3/16 × 114 15/16 × 3 11/16 in.)
Purchased with a gift from the Arthur and Constance Zeckendorf Foundation
Made in United States
or made in Nigeria
Not on view
Nigerian and American
21st century
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors

Frauke V. Josenhans, “Painting with Fragments: Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s The Rest of Her Remains,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016): 110, fig. 1.

Frauke V. Josenhans, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 2016 (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), ill.

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