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Naasra Yeti, Agbogbloshie Market, Accra, Ghana
  • Pieter Hugo
    born 1976
    born: Johannesburg, South Africa ; active: South Africa
  • Naasra Yeti, Agbogbloshie Market, Accra, Ghana, 2009
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • digital chromogenic color print mounted on Dibond
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 980 x 980 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38 9/16 x 38 9/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 39 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 2 1/4 in
    Weight: 30 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0344
Label Text

A young woman or girl (Naasra Yeti) in a white, lace-trimmed dress and pink belt with rosette dominates the center foreground; she gazes directly at the viewer, her right arm folded across her body and her left hand raised to her face. She balances a metal basin or vessel on her head, and stands in front of a desolate landscape strewn with debris.