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Courtesy of the artist and Pin-Up Magazine. Photo by Sangwoo Suh.

Kayode Ojo

Born in 1990, Cookeville, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

‘The art world is part of my medium,’ explains Kayode Ojo. A disciple of Marcel Duchamp, adopting his penchant for the appropriation of mundane, ‘readymade’ objects, and recognition of the gallery’s ability to vastly elevate the worth and discourse associate with the objects within its grasp, Ojo is interested in making layers of production and trade visible. He gathers fragments pertaining to a materialist, capitalist culture; relics of fast fashion like a H&M fringe dress, a grey ASOS suit, a ...Read more