Lot 11
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J.D. ‘OKHAI OJEIKERE | Modern Suku, Hairstyles Series, 1979

3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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  • J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere
  • Modern Suku, Hairstyles Series, 1979
  • signed, dated and annotated HD 916-79 in black ink and photographer's stamp and blind stamp (lower margin) signed, annotated and dated in pencil by the printer Philippe Salaün with his stamp (on the reverse)
  • silverprint, printed 2000
  • 44.5 by 45cm., 17½ by 17¾in.(image); 60.7 by 51cm., 23¾ by 20in.(sheet)


Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, 4 April-27 May 2000, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (another example)
New York City, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa, 31 August-3 January 2016 (another example)


Bisi Silva, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos, 2014, illustrated p. 189