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Ademola Olugebefola: Schomburg Center Collections

Guide to Ademola Olugebefola: Artist, designer, educator, activist, and one of the founding members of the artist collective Weusi. Guide by Serena Torres.

Art and Artifacts

Artifacts in the Collection

  • AR.92.002.1 Louise engraving plate, n.d. (metal affixed to wood, engraved photo, 2.50 x 2.50 x 1)
  • AR.92.002.2 Award (Mock up for the International Benin Award), n.d. (8 x 5.5 x 1")

Drawings in the Collection

  • DR.81.002 The Troops are Coming …Get Ready, 1969 (Pen, ink and collage on paper, 15.5 x 18.5)
  • DR.81.004 Untitled, n.d. (Ink on board, 15 x 12.5")
  • DR.98.001.1 The Feast, 1979 (Graphite, pen and ink, image 10 x 8 ; 20 x 16 frame)
  • DR.98.001.2 Spiritual Sculptural Forms (Breaking Bread Series), 1978 (Graphite, pen and ink, image 10 x 8 ; 20 x 16 frame)

Prints in the Collection

              

PR.82.006.10 Sculpture & Ochre, 1967 (27/40, Woodcut, 21.5 x 18.25)

  • PR.82.006.9 Queen, 1966 (27/40, Woodcut, 21.5 x 18.5)​

  • PR.82.006.8 Jungle Rhythm, 1968 (27/40, Woodcut, 22.25 x 29)

  • PR.82.006.7 Fertility, 1967 (21/40, Woodcut, 24.5 x 19.5)

  • PR.82.006.6 Siena, 1965 (28/40, Woodcut, 21.5 x 11.75)

  • PR.82.006.5 Musicians Making the Harvest Grow, 1970 (27/40, Woodcut, 25.75 x 19)

  • PR.82.006.4 Confrontation, 1966 (27/40, Woodcut, 21 x 19)

  • PR.82.006.3 Burden of Injustice, 1968 (27/40, Woodcut, 21.75 x 28.5)

  • PR.82.006.2 Ancestor Energy, 1970 (27/40, Woodcut, 24.75 X 19.5)

  • PR.82.006.1 Mask of the Poro Society, 1968 (27/30, Woodcut, 30x22.5)

  • PR.98.014 Orionic Fragments II, 1997 (1/5, Collograph, 30x40")

  • PR.98.013 Orionic Fragments I, 1997 (1/5, Collograph, 30x40")                            

Paintings in the Collection

  • PA.81.010 Untitled, ca. 1981 (Acryllic on board, 11 x 8.5")

Manuscripts Archives and Rare Book

Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference