are less anthropological field studies than records of an astonishngly varied and sophisticated species of abstract sculpture. -- The New York Times, March 16, 2001 --Holland Cotter
About the Author
J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere was born 1930 in Nigeria and has worked as an advertising photographer for most of his life. He has documented the hairstyles of Nigeria in painstaking detail for over thirty years. Ojeikere's refined and stylish photographs illustrate how what may appear as mere surface can be an expression of a culture's innermost uniqueness.