Press

Selected Writings

Raw Material: A Podcast from SFMOMA — Episode 4: The Mind, Season 2: Manifest, by Gerladine Ah-Sue, (2017)
 

The New York Times Style Magazine — "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young African Immigrant," by Taiye Selasi, (2017)


Lenny Letter — "The Artist Who's Giving Side-Eye to the Art World," by Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite, (2017)
 

Mousse Magazine — Exhibitions: “Vanishing Points” at James Cohan, New York, (2017)
 

Artform International Magazine — Reviews: "Toyin Ojih Odutola, Museum of the African Diaspora," by Leigh Raiford, (2017)


Ozy Magazine — "Fictional Nigerian Royalty, Drawn in Pastels," by Taylor Mayol (2017)
 

NYLON Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola Uses Art To Challenge Invented Constructs Of The Self," by Sydney Gore, (2017)


Artforum International Magazine Critic's Picks: San Francisco, "Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Kim Beil, (2017)


Daily Serving — A Matter of Fact: Toyin Ojih Odutola at Museum of the African Diaspora, by Maria Porges, (2017)


Artforum International Magazine — "Best of 2016," by David Adjaye, (2016)


Art Agenda — "Art Basel Miami Beach," by Monica Uszerowicz, (2016)


The Creators Project — "Chalk Portraits Deconstruct a Legacy of Class and Wealth," by Antwaun Sargent, (2016)


KQED Arts — "MoAD’s ‘A Matter of Fact’ Luxuriates in the Trappings of Imaginary Wealth," by Matthew Harrison Tedford, (2016)


The New York Times Sunday Review — "What Are You Afraid Of?," by The Editors, (2016)


Parsons Fine Arts, The New SchoolVisiting Artist Lecture Series: Toyin Ojih Odutola, (2016)

Aperture Magazine — Vision & Justice, Issue 223, Summer 2016, "Toyin Ojih Odutola: A New Grammar for Blackness," by Claudia Rankine, (2016)


Catalyst Journal — "Lab Meeting: Toyin Ojih Odutola’s Art Practice as a Technology of the Skin," by Kimberly Juanita Brown, Cheryl Dunye and Dell M. Hamilton, (2016)
 

Forbes Magazine — "Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola Explores and Questions the Construct of Blackness," by Adam Lehrer, (2016)
 

Jack Shainman Gallery — "A Conversation with Toyin Ojih Odutola and Odili Donald Odita," Moderated by Rujeko Hockley, (2016)
 

Whitewall Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola's 'Of Context and Without' at Jack Shainman Gallery," by Emory Lopiccolo, (2016)
 

Artforum International Magazine — Critic's Picks: New York, "Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Ian Bourland, (2016) 
 

Interview Magazine — "Traveling with Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Emily McDermott, (2015)
 

The Huffington Post — "Stunning Ballpoint Imagery Explores Blackness And The Power Of Ink," by Claire Fallon, (2015)
 

Wallpaper Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola explores race and identity in black and white," by Michael Slenske, (2015)
 

Saint Heron — "Interview: Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Tanekeya Ward, (2015)


Cultured Magazine — Of the Moment, (2015)
 

The Creators Project — "Journey Down Toyin Ojih Odutola and Kilo Kish's Creative Roadmap," by Kilo Kish, (2015)


WNYC Studios — Empire Afterparty Podcast: "Episode 7: The Art of Blackness," by Jozen Cummings, (2015)


The New York Times Style Magazine — "The Male Muse, Depicted by Women," by Leanne Shapton, (2015)
 

HyperAllergic — "All Lives Are Black Lives: Examining Race in South Africa," by Carey Dunne, (2015)


The New Yorker — "Empire: TV’s Contemporary-Art Gallery," by Antwaun Sargent, (2015)

BOMB Magazine — Interview with Ashley Stull, (2015)
 

Studio International Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola: ‘I’m no longer interested in portraying what I think I am in my work,’" by A Will Brown, (2015)
 

Interviews with Women — Interview with Natasha Wheat, (2015)
 

Modern Painters Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola's Rich Figures, Born of Modest Medium," by Michael Slenske, (2014)
 

ArtNews Magazine — "Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens," by Trent Morse, (2014)
 

PBS: The Art Assignment — "Episode 3: Intimate, Indispensable GIF, with Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Sarah Urist Green, (2014)
 

Nowness — "On Collaboration: Solange Knowles x Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Johnnie Shand Kydd, (2013)
 

IRAAA — "My Country Has No Name," by fayemi shakur, (2013)
 

Life + Times — "A Look At Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola’s 'My Country Has No Name' Exhibit," by Tamara Warren, (2013)


The San Francisco Chronicle — "'The Moment for Ink': Show frees artist," by Kimberly Chun, (2013)
 

Interview Magazine — "Toyin Ojih Odutola and the Public Struggle," by Julie Bramowitz, (2013)


The New York Times"Reflections: '26 July, 4:50am' by Toyin (Ojih) Odutola, Studio Museum in Harlem," by Holland Cotter, (2013)"
 

Forbes Magazine — "30 Under 30: Style and Art, Toyin (Ojih) Odutola, Artist, 27," by Susan Adams, (2012)
 

The Village Voice — Q&A: Toyin Ojih Odutola on Drawing, Chinese Art, and What It Really Means to Have a Big Head, by Alexandra Bell, (2012)
 

Vogue Italia — "Toyin Ojih Odutola," by Yomi Abiola, (2011)
 

The New York Times — "Museum and Gallery Listings for June 17-23, Toyin (Ojih) Odutola: 'MAPS,'" by Holland Cotter, (2011)