Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Winner, MacArthur 'Genius' Fellowship.

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby is a Nigerian-born visual artist who lives in the US. Beyond all doubt, this has been her year. In May, a number of her works were for up for sale in prestigious New York auction houses; her paintings are now the subject of two solo museum exhibitions and she was recently named one of the 24 winners of the 2017 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship.

Based in LA, she has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University School of Art and has participated in a number of prestigious group...

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