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    Artist Name:

    Kojo Griffin

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    American, born 1971

    Title:

    Untitled

    Date:

    1999

    Medium:

    Mixed media

    Dimensions:

    77 x 111 inches

    Credit Line:

    Gift of Jennifer and Terry Weiss in honor of Judy and Washington Falk, III

    Accession Number:

    2006.150

    Copyright:

    © Kojo Griffin

    Currently Not on View
    Rag dolls and anthropomorphic figures populate Kojo Griffin’s paintings, which record the artist’s observations of human social behavior. Griffin’s psychologically charged art explores the moral and physical ramifications of human interaction. The strong influence of comic strips and children’s book illustrations is evident in Untitled through its emphasis on body language and spatial dimensions and its odd juxtapositions of characters in domestic spaces. Lurking beneath a seemingly saccharine exterior is subversive narrative content fraught with a sense of foreboding.



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