YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘COLONIAL STORIES’ AT GL HOLTEGAARD, HOLTE, DENMARK

25 August 2017
This exhibition marks the centenary of the end of the Danish colonies in the West Indies, exploring the history through artworks, cultural artefacts, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad. It will include ‘Little Rich Girls' and ‘Earth' by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

25 August - 30 De...

NEW COMMISSION BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'ENLIGHTENED PRINCESSES' AT KENSINGTON PALACE, LONDON

22 June 2017
A new commission by Yinka Shonibare MBE titled 'Mrs Pinckney and The Emancipated Birds of South Carolina' will be included in 'Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World' at Kensington Palace.

This will be the second iterati...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION, LONDON, UK

13 June 2017
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition features two new paintings by Yinka Shonibare MBE, who has also curated a section of the annual show.

Exhibited for the first time in London, the paintings depict angels with African ritual masks over their faces. Shonibare combines powerful imagery from Chri...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘A MASKED BALL, 18TH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY ART’ AT CHATEAU DE NYON, SWITZERLAND

9 June 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE's film ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)', 2004, goes on display at Chateau de Nyon in an exhibition featuring artists who take the 18th century as a central theme in their work.

‘Un Ballo in Maschera' was Shonibare's first film and ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'DIASPORA PAVILION' AT THE 57TH VENICE BIENNALE

13 May 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE has mentored an emerging artist as part of Diaspora Pavilion, presented by International Curators Forum and University of the Arts London. 'The British Library' (detail pictured) will be installed on the first floor of Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina when their work is shown toge...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'TOUS DE SANG MELES’ AT MAC/VAL, VITRY EN SEINE, PARIS

22 April 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in ‘Tous de sang meles (all, blood-mingled)' at MAC/VAL in Paris, France. The exhibition invites artists who address issues of identity through their work and it will include Shonibare's ‘End of Empire' which features two figures dressed in the artist's si...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘PUBLIC VIEW’ AT BLUECOAT, LIVERPOOL, UK

4 February 2017
Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition 'Public View' brings together works by 100 artists who have previously exhibited at Bluecoat. The exhibition will feature work from a number of high profile artists including Yinka Shonibare MBE, John Akomfrah, Sonia Boyce, Jerem...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSION FOR YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART, CONNECTICUT, USA

2 February 2017
This exhibition includes a specially commissioned work by Yinka Shonibare MBE which was inspired by a meeting in 1753 between Princess Augusta and Eliza Lucas Pinckney who was the owner of a slave plantation in South Carolina, which was then a British colony. The exhibition wil...

BRITISH COUNCIL UNVEILS 'WIND SCULPTURE VI' BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

24 November 2016
For the first major solo exhibition by Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) in Nigeria, 'Wind Sculpture VI', a six metre high fibreglass sculpture, is installed in Ndubuisi Kanu Park in Ikeja, Lagos. The project is part of the British Council's UK/Nigeria 2015-2016 season, which aims to b...

YINKA SHONIBARE IN ‘BODY/PLAY/POLITICS’ AT YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN

1 October 2016
BODY/PLAY/POLITICS presents six contemporary artists from around the world who use the body as a way to manifest and explore aspects of history. The exhibition will feature Yinka Shonibare MBE's 2011 film work ‘Addio del Passato', the artist's first investigation into Admiral ...

‘YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: PARADISE BEYOND’ AT GEMEENTEMUSEUM HELMOND, NETHERLANDS

20 September 2016
Gemeentemuseum Helmond is pleased to present ‘Paradise Beyond' by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The museum will show major sculptures, installation, collages, drawings, photography and films from 2004 - 2016. The exhibition coincides with a presentation o...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE’ AT YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART IN NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, USA

1 September 2016
The contemporary British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare is best known for his explorations of the legacies of colonialism through sculpture, installations, film, and photography. This display, which coincides with the Center's exhibition Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century ...

'ROTUNDA PROJECTS: YINKA SHONIBARE MBE' AT MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, USA

7 May 2016
The inaugural exhibition for Rotunda Projects comprises four figures from Yinka Shonibare MBE's series Rage of the Ballet Gods. The figures will be on view in the museum's rotunda as part of the museum's year-long centennial celebration.

The Rotunda Projects series will ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE MAJOR COMMISSION FOR ROYAL ACADEMY, LONDON

1 May 2016
Yinka Shonibare MBE has designed the hoarding to be displayed on the front of the Royal Academy on Burlington Gardens while it undergoes restoration in preparation for the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary in 2018. Titled 'RA Family Album, the display brings together over 160 images that span the Royal A...

TWO MAJOR WORKS BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE TRANSFORM TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE, UK

22 March 2016
As part of the 14-18 NOW programme of World War 1 Centenary Art commissions, Turner Contemporary's Sunley Gallery is transformed by two major works by leading contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. Coinciding with the gallery's fifth anniversary, Shonibare's powerful work explores...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE RA: RECREATING THE PASTORAL' AT VISUAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, CARLOW, IRELAND

6 February 2016
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in a major solo exhibition at the renowned Visual Centre for Contemporary Art in Carlow, Ireland. 'Recreating The Pastoral' draws the viewer through a series of installations which juxtapose elements of elaborate 18th and 19th century ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE HOSTS SHAPE OPEN 2016 AT GUEST PROJECTS IN LONDON, UK

5 February 2016
This year, the ground-breaking annual Shape Open exhibition will be at Guest Projects space, hosted by Shape Open Patron Yinka Shonibare MBE.

The Shape Open 2016 theme ‘My Life' encouraged both disabled and non-disabled artists to creatively express life through the lens of disability. Us...

A MUSUEMS AT NIGHT EVENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT THE NOVIUM THEATRE, CHICHESTER

30 October 2015
The Novium Museum is the winning venue for the Culture 24 national Connect! Museums at Night competition. The prize is bringing award winning artist Yinka Shonibare MBE to Chichester to lead an event at the museum as part of the next Museums at Night festival.

Sho...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'LA VIDA ES ESTO' AT DA2, SALAMANCA, SPAIN

8 October 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE is included in 'La vida era esto?, Progreso, libertad, auto realización' curated by Paco Barragán that will take place in DA2, Salamanca, Spain. Shonibare's early photographic series 'Dorian Gray' is included in the exhibition.

By assuming the role of Dorian Gray himself, Shoni...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND KENDELL GEERS IN ‘THE INVERTED WORLDS’ AT BPS 22 IN CHARLEROI, BELGIUM

26 September 2015
A major group exhibition exploring the relationship between popular culture and contemporary art, titled ‘The Inverted Worlds', opens at BPS22 in Charleroi, Belgium. The exhibition has been produced by the BPS 22 and the Mons 2015 Foundation in partnership with ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FUTURE’ AT THE ROYAL MUSEUMS OF FINE ARTS OF BELGIUM

11 September 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE's major sculptural installation ‘Space Walk' features in ‘A Brief History of the Future', an exhibition organised jointly by The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and the Louvre Museum.

As indicated by the title, the exhibition looks...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IS INCLUDED IN THE SUMMER EXHIBITION AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY, LONDON

18 June 2015
As part of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London, Yinka Shonibare MBE presents a series of five prints entitled 'Love in a Time of War'. In the original collages from which the series is made, Shonibare integrates text, black silhouettes of soldiers holding guns, and gold...

MAJOR YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO EXHIBITION AT DAEGU ART MUSEUM, SOUTH KOREA

30 May 2015
Daegu Art Museum will present a solo show of British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, the artist's largest museum presentation in Asia.

Approximately 80 of his pieces including sculptures, two-dimensional works, installations, and video works will be on display, showcasing his extensive ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION AT MUSEU AFRO BRASIL, SÃO PAULO

29 May 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE's works 'Egg Fight' (2009) and 'The British Library' (2014) are included in the 10th anniversary exhibition at Museu Afro Brasil in São Paulo, one of the most important Brazilian museums and the biggest Afro-American museum in the world. They have a collection of...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘HEARTBREAK HOTEL’ PRESENTED BY THE VANHAERENTS COLLECTION AT VENICE BIENNALE

6 May 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in the group exhibition 'Heartbreak Hotel', presented by The a Vanhaerents Art Collection in its first major exhibition outside Belgium. Set to take place on the occasion of the 56th Venice Biennale, Heartbreak Hotel will be on view a...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSIONED FOR DOUG FISHBONE’S ‘LEISURE LAND GOLF’ INSTALLATION AT VENICE BIENNALE

6 May 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE contributes to the Doug Fishbone mini golf creation installed at the Venice Biennale.

Produced by the organization EM15, Doug Fishbone's Leisure Land Golf is a fully-operational mini golf course for which nine artists - John Akomfrah, Ya...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO PRESENTATION AT MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION IN NEW YORK

1 May 2015
A site-specific exhibition 'Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements' will open in May at Morris-Jumel Mansion in New York. Elaborate, colourful, seductive and quizzical, Yinka Shonibare's renowned, textile-based art has been the focus of more than 50 solo museum and gallery exhibitions worl...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: PIÉCES DE RÈSISTANCE' AT DHC/ART MONTRÉAL, CANADA

29 April 2015
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art presents 'Pièces de résistance', the first major solo exhibition in Canada by British artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The show will include early and new work across a variety of media, reflecting on the major themes that have concerned the artist's prac...

TOM FRIEDMAN AND YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP SHOW ‘ARTS & FOODS. RITUALS SINCE 1851’ AT TRIENNALE DI MILANO

9 April 2015
Tom Friedman and Yinka Shonibare MBE in the group exhibition 'Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851' at Triennale di Milano.

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN THE DIVINE COMEDY: HEAVEN, PURGATORY, AND HELL REVISITED BY CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ARTISTS

8 April 2015
Curated by the internationally acclaimed writer and art critic Simon Njami, this dramatic multi-media exhibition reveals the ongoing global relevance of Dante Alighieri's 14th century epic as part of a shared intellectual heritage. Including original com...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘UNRAVELING IDENTITY: OUR TEXTILES, OUR STORIES’ AT THE TEXTILE MUSEUM, THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

21 March 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE features in the largest exhibition in Textile Museum history, 'Unraveling Identity', which unites textiles from across cultures to explore expressions of individual, cultural, political, and social identity...

ARTIST TALK WITH YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON

20 March 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE reflects on his work and talks about his studio project space, Guest Projects in an artist talk at Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Since Yinka Shonibare's ship in a bottle commission in Trafalgar Square, his work has expanded into the public realm. In this talk,th...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘MAKING AFRICA’ AT VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM IN WEIL AM RHEIN, GERMANY

14 March 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included in a major new exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein in Germany. ‘Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design' aims to shed new light on contemporary design in Africa. On the basis of a wide variety of examples, ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND LUCAS SAMARAS IN ‘CHERCER LE GARÇON’ AT MAC/VAL, FRANCE

7 March 2015
Lucas Samaras and Yinka Shonibare MBE have work included in the group exhibition 'Chercher le garçon', meaning Find the Boy, which opens at the Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne in Vitry-sur-Seine, France.

The exhibition is the first major part of the MAC/VAL 10th anniversa...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘STAYING POWER’ AT VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON

16 February 2015
Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s is a project to increase the number of black British photographers and images of black Britain in the V&A collection. It aims to raise awareness of the contribution of black Britons to British culture and society, ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE COMMISSIONED BY WILLIAM MORRIS GALLERY, LONDON

7 February 2015
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to create work for the William Morris Gallery's first major commission: a Morris-inspired photographic exhibition. The British Nigerian artist will work with Waltham Forest residents to recreate photographs of Morris's family from the Gallery's collection. Some of the sitt...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘SELF: IMAGE AND IDENTITY’ AT TURNER CONTEMPORARY, UK

24 January 2015
Two self portraits by Yinka Shonibare MBE will be on display in Self: Image and Identity, an extraordinary new exhibition opening at Turner Contemporary in Margate, UK in January 2015. In this exhibition Turner Contemporary becomes a frame through which self-portraiture is re-evalu...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND STEPHAN BALKENHOL IN GROUP EXHIBITION ’IN SEARCH OF MEANING’ AT MUSEUM DE FUNDATIE, THE NETHERLANDS

17 January 2015
In Search of Meaning investigates the significance of the human figure in a global context. The world altered dramatically toward the end of the twenty-first century, but the real turnaround had already occurred in the eighties. In 19...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN TOURING EXHIBITION AT MORLEY GALLERY, UK

15 January 2015
Morley Gallery in London hosts the touring exhibition ‘House of the Flying Wheel' from Backlit Gallery in Nottingham. Curated by Matthew Chesney and John Harris, the exhibition explores the legacy of Samuel Morley, the nineteenth century English woollen manufacturer, through five contemporary artis...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND KEHINDE WILEY IN ‘AFRICA NOW – POLITICAL PATTERNS' AT SEOUL MUSEUM

16 December 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE and Kehinde Wiley are included in the group exhibition Africa Now which opens in December at Seoul Museum in Korea. Africa Now features over 20 artists whose practices serve as a meeting point for Africa's political situation and the semantics and...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE ‘WIND SCULPTURE’ IN ‘PUBLIC’ AT ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

4 December 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 'Wind Sculpture' will be on display in the Public sector at Art Basel Miami Beach. The Public sector offers visitors a chance to see outdoor sculptures, interventions, and performances, sited within an open and public exhibition format at Collins Park. The se...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP SHOW ‘POST POP: EAST MEETS WEST’ AT SAATCHI GALLERY, LONDON

26 November 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included in the Saatchi Gallery group exhibition celebrating and surveying Pop Art's legacy. Post Pop: East Meets West brings together 250 works by 110 artists from China, the Former Soviet Union, Taiwan, the UK and the USA to examine why o...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AND DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

27 September 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE and David Shrigley are included in a group exhibition that explores the preconceptions of the place of animals in culture. 'Late Harvest' juxtaposes contemporary art made with taxidermy with historically significant wildlife paintings, resulting in intriguin...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'IKON ICON 1990S' AT IKON GALLERY, BIRMINGHAM

10 September 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to be the 'Ikon Icon 1990s' at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. The series revisits exhibitions from the gallery programme over the last five decades, including John Salt, Ian Emes, Cornelia Parker and Julian Opie.

The presentation follows Shonibare's seminal 1999 exhibit...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE REPRESENTING THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART IN THE SMITHSONIAN SUMMER SHOWDOWN

28 July 2014
The Smithsonian Summer Showdown is looking for the one item that says "SMITHSONIAN" like nothing else - and you get to decide the winner.

Each wing of the Smithsonian Institute has selected a piece that best represents that museum's respective interests and visio...

MAJOR SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATION BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT NEWARK MUSEUM, USA

26 July 2014
'Party Time: Re-imagine America' by gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE was originally created in 2009 in honor of the Newark Museum's Centennial. The major site-specific installation is now on view for the first time since its original installation - only for a limited time.

Party Time i...

ALIENS IN PARLIAMENT: YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN COUNTRY HOUSE KIEL

3 July 2014

The Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung Foundation present works by Yinka Shonibare MBE in the Exhibition Hall of the Kiel Parliament. In the space, Shonibare has two of his ‘Alien Flying Machines’ which bear a striking resemblance to the fantastical 15th century drawings of ornithopters by Leonardo da Vinci. Alo...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN DISCUSSION AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON

30 June 2014
On Monday 30 June Yinka Shonibare MBE will be part of a discussion about the meaning of contemporary sculpture. Titled 'Human Factor: Body Politic' the talk will take place at Royal Festival Hall at London's Southbank Centre at 7pm. Also participating in the talk are artist John Miller, Artangel co-d...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘LOOKING BACK’ PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT ZEITZ MOCCA, CAPE TOWN

23 June 2014
LOOKING BACK presents works of three artists in the permanent collection of Zeitz MOCAA: Zanele Muholi, Andrew Putter and Yinka Shonibare MBE. This exhibition is situated in a purposed environment that suggests memories of both period and modernist interiors. Soundtracks by ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE WIND SCULPTURES AT MCA CHICAGO PLAZA PROJECT

16 June 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has three of his new Wind Sculptures installed at the MCA Chicago Plaza. Nearly 20 feet high, each sculpture captures the movement of a billowing bolt of fabric. Their design was inspired by the sails of ships whose patterns derived from Dutch wax fabrics. The artist chooses these...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ROYAL SUMMER ACADEMY OF ARTS SUMMER EXHIBITION 2014

9 June 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE features in this year's edition of the historic Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. His inclusion follows on from his 2013 appointment as Royal Academician - you can read his Royal Academy profile here.

Everything you will see at the Summer Exhibition ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM, LONDON

6 June 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has work included at Progress, a group show at The Foundling Museum in London to mark the 250th anniversary of the death of British painter William Hogarth.

Progress brings together for the first time three great contemporary responses to his eternally modern ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE TO GIVE TALK AT ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

2 June 2014
In this evening hosted by writer and broadcaster Patrick Wright, gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE RA shares some of his experiences of London.

Shonibare was born in London and moved to Lagos, Nigeria, aged three. Returning to London to study at Central St Martins and then Goldsmiths, Shonibare has since be...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION AT BLACHERE FOUNDATION, FRANCE

23 May 2014
This summer, Blachère Foundation present a major solo exhibition from gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The exhibition takes its title from Shonibare's 2009 work 'Egg Fight', which has recently become part of the Blachère Collection.

‘Egg Fight' is a provocative installation inspired by the...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN THE HOUSE OF THE FLYING WHEEL AT BACKLIT GALLERY, NOTTINGHAM

23 May 2014
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is included in this group exhibition at Backlit Gallery in Nottingham, UK. The House of the Flying Wheel will also feature work by Julian Wild, Darren Banks, Mark Davey and Tracey McMaster.

Backlit is an independent art gallery and studios establis...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT CENTRE CULTUREL IRLANDAIS, PARIS

15 May 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE will feature the video work ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)' 2004 in the international group exhibition 'Wilde Art' at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. Other artists include Neil Bartlett, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Patrick Chambon, Ailbhe Greaney, Maggi Hambl...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN ‘INTERCHANGE JUNCTIONS’ AT HOWICK PLACE, LONDON

10 May 2014
Interchange Junctions is a group exhibition of internationally established and emerging artists examining ideas of colonialism, post colonialism, slavery, cultural exchange and trade. The exhibition follows on from Yinka Shonibare's newly commissioned permanent Wind Sculpture, just off Howic...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN SOLO PROJECT AT HOUSE 2014 FESTIVAL, BRIGHTON

3 May 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE has been co-commissioned by HOUSE 2014 and Brighton Festival to produce a solo project for HOUSE 2014 Festival, a curated and commissioned visual arts festival in Brighton. The new site-specific installation explores the impact of immigration on all aspects of British culture an...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN IN TEXAS

3 May 2014
In May 2014, The Contemporary Austin will present A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection, an exhibition featuring work from the collection of Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman, including ‘Girl Girl Ballerina' 2007 by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

With this project, as part of its inaugural year, The Conte...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO EXHIBITION 'CANNONBALL PARADISE' AT GERISCH-STIFTUNG, GERMANY

27 April 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in a major solo exhibition at the Herbert Gerisch Foundation in Neumünster, Germany. The exhibition titled Cannonball Paradise will be a comprehensive representation of the artist - including installations, photographs and videos. The exhibition continues...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE’S WIND SCULPTURE INSTALLED AT HOWICK PLACE, LONDON

7 April 2014
A striking, site-specific sculpture by internationally-renowned artist Yinka Shonibare MBE will be permanently installed by Westminster Council, as part of Howick Place in Victoria, London.

Doughty Hanson & Co Real Estate and Terrace Hill, the joint developers behind the new landmark building ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN KNOKKE-HEIST INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL 2014, BELGIUM

30 March 2014
From March to June 2014, the International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist in Belgium will focus on contemporary photography. The festival will include six exhibitions offering various perspectives, including that of gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

Shonibare will contribute to the fest...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION 'KUNST & TEXTIL' AT STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, GERMANY

21 March 2014
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart trace the history of art through textiles in this large scale group exhibition. The exhibition, which has travelled from Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, explores the importance of textiles in art and presents a "rereading" of the history of modern art from ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP SHOW ‘SHIP TO SHORE: ART AND THE LURE OF THE SEA’

8 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE is in group exhibition 'Ship to Shore: Art and the Lure of the Sea' at John Hansard Gallery and The Pavilion at SeaCity Museum in Southampton, UK. The exhibition features paintings, artists' films, photography, sculpture, prints and archival objects, evoking t...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP SHOW AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART, TORONTO

8 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE in group exhibition Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque at The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto, Canada.

The exhibition showcases a selection of works by contemporary artists that draw upon aspects of the historical Baroque: mat...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY OF CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA

7 February 2014
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be at this year's International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. The exhibition focuses on contemporary art with international and national artists.

The Biennial is created with the idea of further enhancing...

THE BARNES FOUNDATION PRESENTS YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: MAGIC LADDERS

24 January 2014
The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, USA, presents 'Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders' from January 24, 2014 through April 21, 2014. A British artist of Nigerian descent, Shonibare has exhibited extensively in the United States and Europe. His work alludes to European art and intellectual histor...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH

5 December 2013
Continuing on from POTENTIAL ARCHITECTURE, TheGallery programme at University of Arts Bournemouth explores the wide-ranging practice of our Honorary Fellow Lucy Orta with Block Party: Contemporary Craft Inspired by the Art of the Tailor.

Internationally renowned her for her unique visual pra...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE SOLO EXHIBITION AT GDANSK CITY GALLERY 2 & WROCLAW CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, POLAND

29 November 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's solo exhibition 'Selected Works' will tour two venues in Poland from November 2013, Gdansk City Gallery 2 and Wroclaw Contemporary Museum.

The exhibitions features news and recent work, including the 'Fake Death' series, 'Addio Del Passato' ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN CONVERSATION AT NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH

28 November 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE will be in conversation at Royal Museums Greenwich with Senior Curator Christine Riding as they discuss the artist's work and his attraction to the collection at the National Maritime Museum. The talk will explore Shonibare's new installations at Royal...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE GUEST OF HONOUR AT BFAMI GALA DINNER & AUCTION 2013

22 November 2013
British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI) announce Yinka Shonibare MBE as their Guest of Honour for this year's Gala Dinner & Auction. The event will take place on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at The Roundhouse, London (by invitation only).

BFAMI is a not-for-profit organization ded...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'EDUCATION' AT VOGELE KULTUR ZENTRUM, PFAFFIKON, SWITZERLAND

17 November 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 2003 sculpture 'Pedagogy Boy/Girl' will be exhibited in 'Education' at the Vögele Kultur Zentrum in Pfäffikon, Switzerland.

Education implicates the thought of lifelong learning. Nowadays education is omnipresent, occasionally controversial and a topic t...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE WITH NEW WORK AT FRIEZE LONDON SCULPTURE PARK

17 October 2013
Located in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden, The Sculpture Park is within a three-minute walk of Frieze London and this year will exhibit contemporary sculptures alongside historical pieces, with new works by both established and emerging artists represented by Frieze London and F...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT MINIARTEXTIL, INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LAKE COMO, ITALY

12 October 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be a major name at this year's Miniartextil Como 2013, an International Festival of Contemporary Art in Lake Como, Italy. EROS is the theme of the 23rd edition of the Miniartextil art event, organised by the Cultural Arte & Arte Como which ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT SAATCHI GALLERY, LONDON

9 October 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE is to feature in an exhibition of Stormtrooper helmets titled 'Art Wars' at Saatchi Gallery, London. All participating artists have been issued with a Stormtrooper helmet cast from the original 1976 moulds by Andrew Ainsworth. Shonibare's work for this exhibition is called 'iP...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE VIDEO IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT PALACE OF ARTS, SAO PAOLO

2 October 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is included in a group exhibition Archive Alive at Palace of Arts, University City, São Paulo, Brazil. The exhibition is organized by the director and curator of the Palace of Arts, Priscila Arantes and features 22 works of national and international art...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE ELECTED AS A ROYAL ACADEMICIAN

2 October 2013
We are delighted to announce that gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has been elected as a Royal Academician. Shonibare has been elected as a Member alongside fellow sculptors Neil Jeffries and Tim Shaw.

Yinka Shonibare studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and Goldsmiths' College. Shonibare's West African her...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE: FABRIC-ATION' TOURING TO GL STRAND, COPENHAGEN

21 September 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's hugely successful solo exhibition 'FABRIC-ATION', on show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park from February to September 2013, is touring to GL STRAND in Copenhagen. Now the Dan­ish public will have a chance to make the acquaintance of the artist's fascinating universe of headl...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE AT GREENWICH', SOLO EXHIBITION AT ROYAL MUSEUMS GREENWICH, LONDON

18 September 2013
The Royal Museums Greenwich's contemporary arts programme continues this autumn with a series of recent work by one of Britain's leading artists, Yinka Shonibare, MBE.

Following the acquisition of Nelson's Ship in a Bottle in 2012, they have invited Yinka Shonibare MBE to i...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION 'VICTORIANA: THE ART OF REVIVAL' AT GUILDHALL ART GALLERY, LONDON

7 September 2013
Yinka Shonibare, MBE is to feature in the group exhibition ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival' at the Guildhall Art Gallery in London.

From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival' is the first ever exhibitio...

AFRICA CENTRE SUMMER FESTIVAL: CURATED BY YINKA SHONIBARE MBE

3 August 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE is the curator at this year's Africa Centre Summer Festival - a weekend of music, fashion, dance, food, performances and film in and around Covent Garden Piazza.

This is a charity event that is looking to raise funds for the Africa Centre's future cultural and business event program...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT NASHER MUSEUM OF ART, DUKE UNIVERSITY

20 July 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE features work alongside Susan Harbage Page and Pedro Lasch in a fascinating group exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

The important work 'Scramble for Africa'2013 by Yinka Shonibare MBE feature in this show. The complex s...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE VIDEO INSTALLATION AT BIENNALE CUVEÉ, OFFENES KULTURHAUS

14 June 2013
A video installation by gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE is featured at Biennale Cuvée, organised by the Offenes Kulturhaus.

OK Labor is showcasing a selection of artistic projects that featured at some of the world's key biennials in recent years at its current Biennale Cuvée exhibiti...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'LE PONT', MAC MARSEILLE'S PROJECT FOR MARSEILLE-PROVENCE 2013 EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE FESTIVAL

25 May 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE's 'Vacation' and 'Odile and Odette' feature in 'Le Pont', the musée d'art contemporain de Marseille's project for Marseille-Provence 2013 European Cultural of Culture festival.

The exhibition Le Pont aims to give visibility ...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN 'EARTH MATTERS: LAND AS MATERIAL AND METAPHOR IN THE ARTS OF AFRICA' AT THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART, WASHINGTON DC

22 April 2013
Gallery artist Yinka Shonibare MBE features in 'Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa' at the Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of African Art, Washington DC, USA,...

'YINKA SHONIBARE MBE - POP!' EXHIBITION FILM NOW LIVE

19 April 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce a video of Yinka Shonibare MBE's solo exhibition 'POP!' featuring a voice-over from gallery director Karon Hepburn.

This exhibition of new works focuses on the corruption, excess and debauchery that have in part led to the current economic crisis. With characte...

PODCAST OF YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN CONVERSATION WITH LOUISA BUCK AT SHOREDITCH HOUSE, LONDON

19 April 2013
On 20 March 2013, we hosted an in conversation event with artist Yinka Shonibare MBE and leading contemporary art critic, Louisa Buck.

Held at Shoreditch House, London, the artist discussed his work and where he gets his inspiration from. This intimate ‘In Conversation' als...

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE IN A TOURING GROUP EXHIBITION ‘OUT OF FASHION’ AT THE GLHOLTEGAARD, DENMARK

5 April 2013
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be participating in a group exhibition 'Out of Fashion' that investigates the use of textiles in art and its importance as one of the oldest and most colorful materials in art history. 

The exhibition runs from 5 April to 30 June 2013

Yink...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN THE GROUP EXHIBITION 'PIVOT POINTS' AT MOCA, NORTH MIAMI, USA

21 March 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that the work of Yinka Shonibare, MBE is included in the exhibition 'Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting' at MOCA, North Miami, USA. This ongoing exhibition marks MOCA's 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donat...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE CONTEMPORARY ART CENTRE, NEW ORLEANS

7 March 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Yinka Shonibare, MBE will be participating in a group exhibition titled ‘Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations.' Hosted by the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Contemporary Arts Centre, the exhibition explores the...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN MAJOR SOLO SHOW 'FABRIC-ATION' AT YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK, WAKEFIELD

2 March 2013
Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield is to exhibit the first major UK survey of works by Yinka Shonibare, MBE.
Taking place in three of Yorkshire Sculpture Park's indoor galleries and the open air, 'FABRIC-ATION' features over 30 vibrant works from the period 2002 - 2013 ...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'ENCOUNTERS' AT THE SHELDON MUSEUM OF ART, NEBRASKA

26 February 2013
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art's landmark Philip Johnson building and the 125th anniversary of the University of Nebraska's art collection, the museum has organized an exhibition showcasing its remarkable photography holdings, which number nearly 2,...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE SEATTLE MUSEUM OF ART

14 February 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Yinka Shonibare, MBE will be included in the exhibition 'Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London' at the Seattle Museum of Art.

Within the neoclassical Kenwood House at Hampstead Heath on the outskirts of...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE SOLO EXHIBITION AT THE MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS

13 January 2013
British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE explores colonialism and the intricate ways in which it has shaped, and continues to shape, cultural identities. He is well known for his life-size sculptural tableaux featuring staged, headless mannequins dressed in elaborate period ga...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'REVEALED: GOVERNMENT ART COLLECTION' AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM, UK

17 November 2012
'Revealed' brings together a diverse selection of nearly 200 works of art, ranging from the historical to the contemporary, which form part of the Government Art Collection.
The exhibition will be the first time that these outstanding works, usually displayed in British Gover...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AND KENDELL GEERS IN 'THE PROGRESS OF LOVE', A THREE-PART TRANSATLANTIC EXHIBITION AT THE MENIL COLLECTION, THE PULITZER FOUNDATION AND CCA, LAGOS

16 November 2012
In an unprecedented collaboration, arts institutions in three cities and on two continents will join together to explore the changing modes and meanings of love in today's global society, as see...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE 'ADDIO DEL PASSATO' AT SCAD MUSEUM OF ART, GEORGIA, USA

27 October 2012
The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Addio del Passato," an exhibition of new works by artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The exhibition will feature photographs from Shonibare's allegorical "Fake Death Pictures" series, sculptures, and the film "Addio Del Passato" ("So Closes My Sad Story") that...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'THE DESIRE FOR FREEDOM. ART IN EUROPE SINCE 1945' AT DEUTSCHES HISTORISCHES MUSEUM, BERLIN

17 October 2012
An exhibition devoted to Art in Europe since 1945 needs to identify some common roots and unifying ideas. The ideological boundaries that were erected during the Cold War now look completely anachronistic. Instead, we can see more clearly than eve...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN GROUP SHOW 'HAPPENING TO BE' AT UAL

10 September 2012
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that the University of the Arts London (UAL) will launch the first exhibition by black alumni. Entitled ‘Happening to Be' this is the first ever exhibition showcasing the work of five distinguished artists, designers, and directors who ‘happen to be' b...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE CURATING 'DELOITTE IGNITE 2012' AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, LONDON

31 August 2012
This year's Deloitte Ignite at Royal Opera House. is curated by critically acclaimed artist, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, celebrated for works including Nelson's Ship in a Bottle, which he made for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, and a new commission for the Royal Opera House b...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE 'IMAGINED AS THE TRUTH' AT THE SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART

16 July 2012
The San Diego Museum of Art is presently a solo exhibition of work by Yinka Shonibare, MBE 'Imagined as the Truth'.

The power and whimsy inherent in Yinka Shonibare's work from the past two decades are as nuanced as the complex topics he investigates - namely those of colonialism and its l...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN GROUP SHOW AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ARTS MUSEUM

14 July 2012
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that gallery artist, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, is included in the group exhibition Encounters: Conflict, Dialogue, Discovery at Princeton University Art Museum.


Assembled in this exhibition are artistic encounters drawn from the arts of Africa, Asia, ...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'LUXE : MODE D'EMPLOI' AT PASSAGE DE RETZ, PARIS

11 July 2012
Yinka Shonibare, MBE is showing his work 'The Crowning' in 'Luxe : mode d'emploi', an exhibition curated by Nicolas Liucci-Goutnikov with Bernard Blistène, at Passage De Retz, Paris.

"THERE IS NOT ONLY MONEY IN LIFE. THERE IS ALSO FUR AND JEWELRY": had it been less long, this Elizabeth Taylor...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE'S NEW COMMISSION FOR THE EXTERIOR OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, LONDON

19 June 2012
The Royal Opera House has commissioned artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE to create a unique artwork to be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House, overlooking Russell Street in Covent Garden. This new work, part of London 2012 Festival, will be unveiled in June 2012 and wi...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR RICHARD PHILLIPS AT THE HAYWARD GALLERY

18 May 2012
On 17 June 2012 at 7.00pm, Yinka Shonibare MBE will be talking with Richard Phillips, Professor of Geography at the University of Sheffield, to explore the history of British sexual behaviour in the colonies and the role of sexuality in power relations during the time of the...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'ROKOKO-MANIA' AT DESIGNMUSEUM DANMARK, COPENHAGEN

3 May 2012
Rococo-mania is an unconventional museum experience that explores rococo as a phenomenon of the past as well as the present.

With this exhibition, Designmuseum Danmark invites the audience to reflect on commonalities between the past and the present. The past is illustrated with select 18th-c...

PERMANENT NEW HOME SECURED FOR YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE’S 'NELSONS SHIP IN A BOTTLE' AT THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH

23 April 2012

Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, a fundraising appeal launched by the Art Fund and the National Maritime Museum at the end of last year has successfully raised £362,500 to enable the National Maritime Museum to acquire and per...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN CRISIS COMMISSION EXHIBITION AT SOMERSET HOUSE, LONDON

14 March 2012
The Crisis Commission sees some of the most celebrated artists of our day unite to bring major new works to a spectacular exhibition and auction in Spring 2012. The landmark event will be a highlight of London's art scene, bringing together contemporary artists of the highest calibre w...

JON SNOW LECTURE ON YINKA SHONIBARE MBE'S 'NELSON'S SHIP IN A BOTTLE' AT CITY HALL FOR THE ART FUND

29 February 2012
The Art Fund requests the pleasure of your company at 'London's Living Room' in support of their campaign to help the National Maritime Museum acquire 'Nelson's Ship in a Bottle' by Yinka
Shonibare, MBE.

7.30 - 9.30 pm, Wednesday 29 February 2012
Drinks and Canapé...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'FAIRY TALES, MONSTERS, AND THE GENETIC IMAGINATION' AT THE FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, TENNESSEE

24 February 2012
Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination is an exhibition of works by contemporary artists who invent humanlike, animal, or hybrid creatures to symbolize life's mysteries, desires, and fears. Finding inspiration in sources ...

'MATERIAL MATTERS': PANEL DISCUSSION ON YINKA SHONIBARE MBE'S 'NELSON'S SHIP IN A BOTTLE' AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY FOR THE ART FUND

15 February 2012
The artist behind Nelson's Ship in a Bottle has said his work is not about the representation of politics, but about the politics of representation - a challenge to established notions of ‘authenticity'.

Join the Art Fund as a panel...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'COTTON: GLOBAL THREADS' AT THE WHITWORTH ART GALLERY, MANCHESTER

11 February 2012
Late winter and spring sees all the ground floor galleries at the Whitworth combining to tell a compelling story about the production, consumption and global trade in cotton. With exhibits ranging in date from the late Middle Ages to the present day, the exhibition takes ...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'SIX YARDS GUARANTEED DUTCH DESIGN' AT MUSUEM VOOR MODERNE KUNST ARNHEM

29 January 2012
As early as 1846, the Vlisco company, based in Helmond, served the West African market with Dutch Wax textiles. From 29 January through 6 May, 2012, the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem will present Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design, an exhibition about how Vlisco's ...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE IN 'TRAVELLING LIGHT', WORKS FROM THE GOVERNMENT ART COLLECTION, AT THE WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

16 December 2011
Yinka Shonibare, MBE's 'Nelson's Ship in a Bottle' maquette has been selected for the third in a series of five exhibitions featuring work from the Government Art Collection at the Whitechapel Gallery.

The exhibition, 'Travelling Light' is curated ...

THE ART FUND AND THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM LAUNCH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR THE PURCHASE OF YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE'S FOURTH PLINTH COMMISSION

30 November 2011
The Art Fund and the National Maritime Museum today launched a public appeal to give Yinka Shonibare MBE's critically-acclaimed and much-loved commission for the Fourth Plinth Nelson's Ship in a Bottle a permanent home a...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE 'THE FUTURE OF THE PAST' AT CAAM, LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN

28 October 2011
Yinka Shonibare, MBE (London, 1962) works across different media - painting, sculpture, photography and moving image - in his ongoing exploration of complex ideas ranging from contemporary African identity and the legacy of European colonialism today, to the conflicts risin...

SIGNIFICANT VOICES: YINKA SHONIBARE MBE TALK AT INVIVA

5 October 2011
On Wednesday 19 October at 6.30pm, Yinka Shonibare MBE, nominated for the Turner Prize in 2004, and showing work on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, talks about the history and cultural legacy of post-colonial Britain. (Venue: The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA.) This is the s...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AT ART PARCOURS, BASEL

23 May 2011
Yinka Shonibare, MBE creates theatrical installations with powerful allegorical content that point toward, and sometimes poignantly invert, the effects of colonial relations. By examining Africa and Europe's sociopolitical and economic histories, he embraces the ambiguity of the postcolonial condition and questions presum...

'CLIMATE SHIT DRAWING 1' A LIMITED EDITION PRINT BY YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE

12 May 2011
Climate Shit Drawing 1
2008
Four colour lithographic print with silk screen glaze, fabric and foil collage and die cut Somerset radium white satin
330gsm, 344 x 504mm
Edition of 200 + 20 Aps

In celebration of his major mid-career retrospective at the MCA, Sydney, Australia which toured to the Bro...

'LOVE HURTS' A NEW LIMITED EDITION PRINT BY YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AT PARASOL UNIT

9 March 2011
'Love Hurts' is a lithographic and silk screen print in a small edition of 25, published by Parasol Unit on the occasion of their exhibition, 'I Know Something About Love'.  Hand drawn line, Dutch wax fabric collage and 23-carat gold leaf elements are combined to lend a unique air to ...

'I KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE' PARASOL UNIT, LONDON

9 March 2011
On 8 March 2011, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art will preview a multimedia group exhibition devoted to works by Yang Fudong, Shirin Neshat, Christodoulos Panayiotou and Yinka Shonibare MBE. Each of these artists explores the theme of love in different times and cultures through the spectrum of their p...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE, 'EL FUTURO DEL PASADO', ALCALA 31, MADRID

10 February 2011
The City of Madrid is organising a solo show of works by Yinka Shonibare, MBE at Alcada 31 in Madrid. The exhibition is curated by the academic and writer Octavio Zaya. It will examine in detail, recent works by the artist and will include a major new commission.

The exhibition will be accompanied...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AT GSK CONTEMPORARY - AWARE: ART, FASHION, IDENTITY

2 December 2010
The third season of contemporary art at 6 Burlington Gardens examines how artists and designers use clothing as a mechanism to communicate and reveal elements of our identity.

The exhibition contains work by 30 emerging as well as established international contemporary practitioners includi...

BP BRITISH ART LECTURE: YINKA SHONIBARE

17 November 2010
Wednesday 17 November 2010, 18.30-20.00

Yinka Shonibare uses a variety of forms to explore and make visible the cultural influences of colonialisation. He considers himself ‘truly bi-cultural' and strives to open up debate about the social, cultural and political issues that shape our histories and construct identity. Hi...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AT THE BYAM SHAW SCHOOL OF ART'S LETHABY GALLERY

15 November 2010
Central saint Martins is pleased to show ‘Egg Fight' by Yinka Shonibare MBE for the first time in London.

‘Egg Fight' commissioned by Dublin City Gallery - The Hugh Lane on the occasion of their first centenary, 2008; courtesy of the artist, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and James Cohan Ga...

YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE AT HOUSE OF VOLTAIRE

11 November 2010
Studio Voltaire presents 'House of Voltaire' a temporary shop selling a diverse selection of artists' works, limited editions and original pieces by leading contemporary artists including gallery artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE.

The perfect place for some early Christmas shopping!

11 November - 4 December 2010

Upstairs at ...

YINKA SHONIBARE AT THE ISRAEL MUSEUM

26 June 2010
The Israel Museum has commemorated the opening of its renovated campus with three special exhibitions curated by contemporary artists Zvi Goldstein, Susan Hiller and Yinka Shonibare, MBE.  'Yinka Shonibare: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water' is on view at the Israel Museum until 1 January 2011.

Yinka Shonibare MBE disrupts the accept...

YINKA SHONIBARE AT SOUTH LONDON GALLERY

25 June 2010
Nothing is Forever celebrates the completion of the SLG's £2 million building project, bringing together wall paintings, drawings and text pieces by 20 British and international artists.

Seamlessly integrating art and architecture, each work is destined to be embedded in the fabric of the buildings when painted over at the e...

LOOKING UP...YINKA SHONIBARE AT NOUVEAU MUSEE NATIONAL DE MONACO

8 June 2010
Models, sculptures, photographs and videos: the works of Yinka Shonibare, MBE, will be an Ariadne's thread inviting the visitor to discover collections belonging to the artistic history of the Principality of Monaco, much of which has rarely or never been shown. Choosing Shonibare to start this new se...

YINKA SHONIBARE: WHO KNOWS TOMORROW

4 June 2010
During the summer, five internationally renowned artists of African descent are showing their art on the grounds of the Nationalgalerie Berlin. El Anatsui, Zarina Bhimji, António Ole, Yinka Shonibare, and Pascale Marthine Tayou have been invited to present themselves in the various, architecturally significant buildings in which...

YINKA SHONIBARE ON TRAFALGAR SQUARE

24 May 2010
The current commission for the Fourth Plinth is Nelson's Ship in a Bottle, by leading Anglo-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. This was unveiled in Trafalgar Square on Monday 24 May 2010 and will displayed on the site until late 2011.

The artwork is the first commission on the Fourth Plinth to reflect specifically on the historical...