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Dozie Kanu: Function Viewing Room


Dozie Kanu: Function presents Nigerian-American artist Dozie Kanu in his first museum solo exhibition. This exhibition maps out the arc of Kanu’s practice over the last three years, exploring the tensions between form and function, African and African-American, and art and design as embedded in the act of object-making.

Dozie Kanu Chair IX with attached woven element
Red vertical panel with velour and staples on wood

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Dozie Kanu
Chair [ xi ] (New Weave), 2019
Steel, concrete, woven hay
33 1/2 × 15 × 28 1/2 in.
Courtesy the artist

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Dozie Kanu
Wouldn’t Believe, 2019
Found wooden panel, red velour, staples 57 × 10 1/2 in.
Courtesy the artist

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