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William Y. Cooper (1934-2016), Naming Ceremony, Ghana, 1994; oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches; Purchase, 2011

William Y. Cooper (1934-2016), Naming Ceremony, Ghana, 1994; oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches; Purchase, 2011

Naming Ceremony: Ghana represents William Y. Cooper’s life-altering experience in Ghana, reaching back to ancestral roots and receiving his African name in a special ceremony.