Kojo Kamau Silver Gelatin Photograph "Your Life," 1974
Kojo Kamau (Columbus, Ohio, 1939 – 2016)
Your Life, 1974
Signed and dated to the lower right of mat
Title inscribed to the lower left of mat
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kojo Kamau studied at the Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Kamau traveled throughout the world, taking photographs across the Americas, Africa, and Europe. His career retrospective was exhibited at the Columbus Museum of Art in 2009, and his archive of work belongs in the permanent collections of prestigious Ohio institutions including the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio State University, and Columbus Metropolitan Library. Kamau passed away in 2016 at the age of 77.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- flecks of loose debris present between mat and the covering of frame; scuffs and accretions lightly scattered to frame.
- measurements of frame; visible image measures 9.5" W x 7.5" H.