Nigerian, European, and American Traditions Collide on Canvas – Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Nigerian-born painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby often grapples with dual ideas of home in her work. She discusses how she studied European figurative painting at an art academy, but now uses her traditional training to invent, transform, and express her uniquely hybrid point of view.

This video originally appeared on sfmoma.org as “Njideka Akunyili Crosby on painting cultural collision”

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