DEDICATED TO THE URHOBO PEOPLE OF
Perkins Foss, Ph. D.
“Agbogidi (A Study of Fertility Shrines),” 1972, by Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, 1932 – )
Plastograph print, water colors. 53 x 78 cm.
Bruce Onobrakpeya has turned to Urhobo shrine art for inspiration in his own work. Agbogidi Shrine developed out of visits that the artist made in the 1970s to northern Urhobo communities of Ogharefe and Idjerhe.