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Nnenna Okore’s richly textured wall sculptures are abstract natural forms inspired by the phenomenon of aging, decay, transience and transformation.

Press Release

Jenkins Johnson Gallery presents Nnenna Okore: Osimili. The Nigerian raised Fulbright Fellow’s exhibition of abstract, richly textured wall sculptures from recycled materials will be on view from June 1 – July 15, 2017. There will be a reception for the artist Thursday, June 1 from 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Metaphorically speaking, Osimili, the Igbo word for a huge body of water, alludes to the fluidity …

Jenkins Johnson Gallery presents Nnenna Okore: Osimili. The Nigerian raised Fulbright Fellow’s exhibition of abstract, richly textured wall sculptures from recycled materials will be on view from June 1 – July 15, 2017. There will be a reception for the artist Thursday, June 1 from 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Metaphorically speaking, Osimili, the Igbo word for a huge body of water, alludes to the fluidity and volatility of life. By referencing organic elements in nature, such as roots, veins, and flora, the works highlight the complex dynamism of our cosmic existence – the animistic force that breathes …

Location

1275 Minnesota Street, #200
San Francisco, CA, US
Tue – Fri, 10am – 6pm Sat, 10am – 5pm