view article on | Published November 12, 2015
I was thinking quite a lot about the tension of the red and blue. They're the most vibrating colors that you have in the color wheel.Odili Donald Odita
The idea of color, and the power and space of color.
This is a 6-minute video about the artist Odili Donald Odita, whose work is part of the Nasher Museum collection. In this video, the artist visits the Nasher Museum and talks about his painting, Chasm. Odili is a member of the Nasher Museum’s national Board of Advisors.
It goes between being a landscape and being something that's a mental Rubik's Cube.Odili Donald Odita
Odili Donald Odita, artist
Trevor Schoonmaker, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, Nasher Museum
Art reproduced with permission.
Odili Donald Odita, Chasm, 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 60 × 120 inches (152.4 × 304.8 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Kenneth W. Hubbard and Victoria Dauphinot; 2020.9.1.
Odili Donald Odita, Shadow and Light (For Julian Francis Abele), 2015. Acrylic latex paint on wall, dimensions variable. Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Victoria Dauphinot, Kenneth W. Hubbard, and the Duke University Office of the Executive Vice President. Commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. © Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York.
Video Production Team
Videographer/Editor: J Caldwell
Producer and Videographer: Wendy Page Hower
Head of Graphic Design and Videographer: Joel P. Johnson