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Nigeria: Ojeikere, Shonibare, Others in Staying Power of Black British, by Tajudeen Sowole - The Guardian
LATE J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Nigerian-born British artist, Yinka Shonibare and Neil Kenlock, Normski, Dennis Morris, Gavin Watson, Al Vandenberg, among 17 photographers, are currently showing Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s at Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), U.K. The Museum is showing a collection of 118 works.

Ojeikere (1930-2014) is showing eight pieces from his iconic gele (headdress) and African hairstyle works on female fashion. Among the works are two pieces Untitled, 2005, from the series Headties and Pineapple, 1969, from the series Hairstyles. The works are courtesy of The Estate of J. D. 'Okhai Ojeikere and V&A.

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