Magdalene Odundo: The Journey Of Things - Softcover


  • The Journey of Things by Magdalene Odundo, available once again for emerging audiences. In its third printing, the book reveals the unique characteristics that have granted it continued resonance.
  • The book features 44 of Odundo’s vessels, a large selection of museological and contemporary objects that reveal the range of global references that have informed her practice, alongside various texts including a conversation with Ben Okri. Comprising a series of interleaved sections in an organic flow which pairs and juxtaposes the historic and the contemporary, featuring works by Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Lucie Rie, Jean Arp, as well as ancient vessels from Greece and Egypt, historic ceramics from Africa, Asia and Central America, and ritual objects from across the African continent. 
  • The Journey of Things was originally published alongside the exhibition of the same name, led by Andrew Bonacina at The Hepworth Wakefield in Spring 2019.

Pages: 184

Published: 2023

Size (cm): 18 x 24

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