About This Artwork

Magdalene Odundo (Kenyan, living in the United Kingdom, born 1950)

Teardrop I, 1996

Terracotta and slip
50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
Inscribed and dated under base "Odundo 1996"

Harriott A. Fox Endowment, 1997.63

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, Women’s Work: African Terracotta Vessels, July 26–Sept. 14, 1997, no cat.

Chicago, Ill., Columbia College Art Gallery, Contemporary African Art, Feb. 12–Apr. 16, 2001. no cat.

Publication History

Simon Olding, “Magdalene Odundo: Ceramics and Curatorship,” in Anthony Slater-Ralph, ed., Magdalene Odundo (Hampshire and Burlington, Vt.: Lund Humphries, 2004), pp. 63-89; 79, 118 (ill.), cat. 111.

Ownership History

Anthony Slater-Ralph, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1996; sold to the Art Institute, 1997.




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