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Robert Pruitt

Woman with Halo, 2015

Coffee, charcoal and mixed media on paper
60 × 42 in
152.4 × 106.7 cm
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Seattle, Los Angeles
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Koplin Del Rio
Seattle, Los Angeles
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Woman with Halo
Within this woman's giant Afro is a type of Nkisi Nkondi figure. This is a Kongo …

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Woman with Halo
Within this woman's giant Afro is a type of Nkisi Nkondi figure. This is a Kongo religious sculpture. There is usually a mirrored surface in the abdomen of these sculptures which is meant to serve as a sort of portal to the spirit world. In this work I have replaced it with the red circular face of …

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Robert Pruitt
American, b. 1975
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Drawing imagery from science fiction, comic books, hip hop culture, and images taken from the …

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Drawing imagery from science fiction, comic books, hip hop culture, and images taken from the history of political and social struggle in the United States, Robert Pruitt creates drawings, paintings, and sculptures that explore the complexities at the center of contemporary black identity. In his sculpture he works in …

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Woman with Halo
Within this woman's giant Afro is a type of Nkisi Nkondi figure. This is a Kongo …

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Woman with Halo
Within this woman's giant Afro is a type of Nkisi Nkondi figure. This is a Kongo religious sculpture. There is usually a mirrored surface in the abdomen of these sculptures which is meant to serve as a sort of portal to the spirit world. In this work I have replaced it with the red circular face of …

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Robert Pruitt
American, b. 1975
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Drawing imagery from science fiction, comic books, hip hop culture, and images taken from the …

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Drawing imagery from science fiction, comic books, hip hop culture, and images taken from the history of political and social struggle in the United States, Robert Pruitt creates drawings, paintings, and sculptures that explore the complexities at the center of contemporary black identity. In his sculpture he works in …

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Robert Pruitt

Woman with Halo, 2015

Coffee, charcoal and mixed media on paper
60 × 42 in
152.4 × 106.7 cm
Sold
location
Seattle, Los Angeles
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