Details:

Based on a vintage photo of the artist's mother, this oil-on-canvas painting captures the many details of her apartment as natural light floods through the window. The artist frequently documents past moments in her work to recontextualize their impact on who she is today.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Cole Ave 2

Based on a vintage photo of the artist's mother, this oil-on-canvas painting captures the many details of her apartment as natural light floods through the window.

As a first-generation, Black American artist, Nimah Gobir documents how she creates relationships and cultivates community in her paintings. Her art presents past moments but also finds new life as Gobir unravels and recontextualizes their impact on who she is today. Several of her paintings employ embroidery and other traditional craft techniques, conveying a tenderness and affection that have always been intertwined with what is traditionally considered women’s work.

Specs:

24 inches
18 inches

③ Artist:

Nimah Gobir

As a first-generation, Black American artist, Nimah Gobir documents how she creates relationships and cultivates community in her paintings. Whether they’re of her partner in a sun-soaked room or her Nigerian mom holding her newly-born sister, Gobir’s portraits draw on memories that span decades. Her works present past moments but find new life as Gobir unravels and recontextualizes their impact on who she is today. Several of her paintings employ embroidery and other traditional craft techniques, conveying a tenderness and affection that have always been intertwined with what is traditionally women’s work for the family.

Nimah Gobir:
Cole Ave 2, 2022
Oil on canvas
18.0 × 24.0 inches /