Nigerian-American Artist Toyin Odutola in Forbes' 30 Under 30 List + See Her Work

From AfriPOP! Thu Dec 20 2012, 00:06:56

Nigerian-American artist Toyin Odutola was recently named among Forbes' "30 Under 30" names to watch in 2012. Odutola's pen-and-ink drawings made from photographs often depict the human face. She credits it to her "fascination" with ancient sculptures from Benin. "I'm more interested in the face than the body," she recently told the Village Voice. "I sometimes feel like the body--and this could be my own projection--but I feel like the [...]

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