yinka shonibare cbe in conversation with ekow eshun at tate modern, london, UK
yinka shonibare cbe at fukuoka art museum, fukuoka, japan
yinka shonibare cbe in ‘bel canto: contemporary artists explore opera' at site, santa fe, new mexico, USA
yinka shonibare cbe and david shrigley in 'the lie of the land' at mk gallery, milton keynes, UK
yinka shonibare cbe in 'encore: reenactment in contemporary photography' at getty center, los angeles, california, USA
yinka shonibare cbe at the richard h. driehaus museum, chicago, illinois, USA
yinka shonibare cbe features in ‘magdalene odundo: the journey of things’ at the hepworth wakefield, west yorkshire, UK.
yinka shonibare cbe at norval foundation, cape town, south africa
yinka shonibare cbe features in the group exhibition, ‘still here tomorrow to high five you yesterday’ at zeitz museum of contemporary art africa, cape town, south africa
yinka shonibare cbe creates new textile works for hereford cathedral, hereford, UK
yinka shonibare cbe curates the arts council collection at royal albert memorial museum, exeter, UK
yinka shonibare MBE at davidson college, north carolina, USA
yinka shonibare MBE in 'the most real thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture' at new art centre, salisbury, UK
'the american library' by yinka shonibare MBE goes on display at front, cleveland triennial, ohio, USA
yinka shonibare MBE and david shrigley in the 250th summer exhibition at the royal academy, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘powerful tides’ at the dockyard, chatham, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'like life: sculpture, color, and the body (1300–now)’ at the met breuer, new york
yinka shonibare MBE in conversation at the met, new york, USA
The talk comes ahead of 'Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300-Now', a group exhibition at The Met that opens on 21 March.
'wind sculpture (sg) i' by yinka shonibare MBE commissioned for doris c. freedman plaza, central park, new york
yinka shonibare MBE talks at the new school, new york, USA
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘from life’ at the royal academy, london
yinka shonibare MBE in conversation with alastair sooke at chatsworth house, derbyshire, UK
2.30pm-3.30pm, South Lawn
yinka shonibare MBE in 'colonial stories' at gl holtegaard, holte, denmark
new commission by yinka shonibare MBE in 'enlightened princesses' at kensington palace, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in royal academy summer exhibition, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'a masked ball, 18th century and contemporary art' at chateau de nyon, switzerland
yinka shonibare MBE in 'diaspora pavillion' at the 57th venice biennale, venice, italy
yinka shonibare MBE features in ‘tous de sang meles (all, blood mingled)' at mac/val in paris, france
yinka shonibare MBE in 'public view' at bluecoat, liverpool, UK
yinka shonibare MBE commission for yale centre for british art, connecticut, USA
british council unveils 'wind sculpture vi' by yinka shonibare MBE in lagos, nigeria
yinka shonibare MBE in 'body/play/politics' at yokohama museum of art, yokohama, japan
yinka shonibare MBE at gemeentemuseum helmond, netherlands
yinka shonibare MBE at yale center for british art in new haven, connecticut, USA
'rotunda projects: yinka shonibare MBE' at memphis brooks museum of art, memphis, tennessee, USA
yinka shonibare MBE major commission for royal academy, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in '14-18 now' programme of wwi centenary art commissions at turner contemporary, margate, UK
yinka shonibare MBE: recreating the pastoral at visual centre for contemporary art, carlow, ireland
yinka shonibare MBE hosts shape open 2016 at guest projects in london, UK
The Shape Open 2016 theme ‘My Life' encouraged both disabled and non-disabled artists to creatively express life through the lens of disability. Using an exciting range of mediums such as blood, machinery and modified everyday objects to express their ideas, the artists drew on memory, ...
a museums at night event in partnership with yinka shonibare MBE at novium theatre, chichester, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'la vida era esto?, progreso, libertad, auto realización' at da2, salamanca, spain
yinka shonibare MBE and kendell geers in ‘the inverted worlds’ at bps 22 in charleroi, belgium
It will feature ‘Scramble for Africa', ...
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘a brief history of the future’ at the royal museums of fine arts of belgium
As indicated by the title, the exhibition looks into the future and contemplates the world in the year 2050 with over 70 contemporary works selected to address major themes such as over-c...
yinka shonibare MBE is included in the summer exhibition at the royal academy, london
The prints are available to buy through the Royal Academy webiste here
major yinka shonibare MBE solo exhibition at daegu art museum, south korea
Approximately 80 of his pieces including sculptures, two-dimensional works, installations, and video works will be on display, showcasing his extensive range of art. The exhibition will be comprised of six sub-themes: money, play, empire, conflict, environment, and love.
Shonibare employs an...
yinka shonibare MBE in 10th anniversary exhibition at museu afro brasil, sÃo paulo
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘heartbreak hotel’ presented by the vanhaerents collection at venice biennale
In recognition of his significance as the Collection's founder, W...
yinka shonibare MBE commissioned for doug fishbone’s ‘leisure land golf’ installation at 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, Yara El-Sherbini, Ellie Harrison, Candice Jacobs, Hetain Patel, Lindsay Seers, Yinka Shonibare, Eyal Weizman, and Fishbone himself - have been...
yinka shonibare MBE solo presentation at morris-jumel mansion in new york
'yinka shonibare MBE: piÉces de rÈsistance' at dhc/art montrÉal, canada
tom friedman and yinka shonibare MBE in group show ‘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
yinka shonibare MBE in 'unraveling identity: our textiles, our stories' at the textile museum, george washington university museum, washington, d.c., USA
artist talk with yinka shonibare MBE at victoria and albert museum, london
Since Yinka Shonibare's ship in a bottle commission in Trafalgar Square, his work has expanded into the public realm. In this talk,the artist will discuss the different ways in which he works, from his early paintings in the 1990s to his use of costume, photography and per...
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘making africa’ at vitra design museum in weil am rhein, germany
lucas samaras and yinka shonibare MBE in 'chercher le garçon' at musée d'art contemporain du val-de-marne in vitry-sur-seine, france
yinka shonibare MBE in 'staying power' at victoria and albert museum, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE commissioned by william morris gallery, london
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘self: image and identity’ at turner contemporary, UK
yinka shonibare MBE and stephan balkenhol in group exhibition ’in search of meaning’ at museum de fundatie, the netherlands
yinka shonibare MBE in touring exhibition at morley gallery, UK
yinka shonibare MBE and kehinde wiley in 'africa now - political patterns' at seoul museum, south korea
yinka shonibare MBE ‘wind sculpture’ in ‘public’ at art basel miami beach
At six metres high Shonibare's Wind Sculptures have a majest...
yinka shonibare MBE in group show ‘post pop: east meets west’ at saatchi gallery, london
yinka shonibare MBE and david shrigley in group exhibition at nevada museum of art
The exhibition includes ‘Revolution Kid (Fox)’ by Yinka Shonibare MBE and ‘Ostrich’ 2009 by ...
yinka shonibare MBE in 'ikon icon 1990s' at ikon gallery, birmingham
The presentation follows Shonibare's seminal 1999 exhibition at Ikon Gallery and will feature 'Five Under Garments and Much More'. The series is a major component of Ikon 50, the programme of exhib...
yinka shonibare MBE representing the national museum of african art in the smithsonian summer showdown
Each wing of the Smithsonian Institute has selected a piece that best represents that museum's respective interests and vision - and Chris Kreamer, Chief Curator and Deputy Director of the National Museum of African Art has chosen Black Gold I by Yinka Shonibare MB...
major site-specific installation by yinka shonibare MBE at newark museum, USA
Party Time is set in the mahogany-paneled dining room of the Ballantine House, built in 1885 for the prominent Newark brewing family Jeannette and John ...
aliens in parliament: yinka shonibare MBE in country house kiel
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. Alongside these is a unique ‘Alien Child’ sculpture and the ‘Alien Flag Drawings’ which consist of twenty four collages charting Australia’s hi...
yinka shonibare MBE in discussion at royal festival hall, london
The talk is to coincide with Hayward Gallery's group exhibition ‘The Human Factor' which b...
yinka shonibare MBE in ‘looking back’ photography exhibition at zeitz mocca, cape town
yinka shonibare MBE wind sculptures installed at mca chicago plaza project, illinois, USA
yinka shonibare MBE in royal summer academy of arts summer exhibition 2014
Everything you will see at the Summer Exhibition represents what is happening in the art world right now. New and recent art created by everyone from emerging artists to the biggest names i...
yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at the foundling museum, london
Progress brings together for the first time three great contemporary responses to his eternally modern moral tale, A Rake's Progress. David Hockney's A Rake's Progress, 1961-3, Yinka Shonibare MBE's Diary of a Victorian Dandy, 1998, and Grays...
yinka shonibare MBE to give talk at royal academy of arts
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 become one of Britain's most important artists. Working across a range of media, Shonibare's art explores issues of race, class and identity i...
yinka shonibare MBE major solo exhibition at blachere foundation, france
‘Egg Fight' is a provocative installation inspired by themes developed in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726), referring specifically to lengthy battles between the fictitious empires of Lil...
yinka shonibare MBE in the house of the flying wheel at backlit gallery, nottingham
Backlit is an independent art gallery and studios established in 2008 with the aim of providing affordable studio space for contemporary artists at different points in their careers. The venue suppo...
yinka shonibare MBE in 'wilde art' at centre culturel irlandais, paris, france
yinka shonibare MBE in 'interchange junctions' at howick place, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE at the contemporary austin in texas
With this project, as part of its inaugural year, The Contemporary brings to Austin a group of works by exceptional artists not exhibited previously at the museum. Consisting primarily of sculpture, ...
yinka shonibare MBE commissioned for house 2014 festival in brighton, UK
yinka shonibare MBE solo exhibition 'cannonball paradise' at gerisch-stiftung, germany
Shonibare's ‘Wind Sc...
yinka shonibare MBE’s wind sculpture installed at howick place, london
Doughty Hanson & Co Real Estate and Terrace Hill, the joint developers behind the new landmark building at 1-5 Howick Place, commissioned Wind Sculpture through art consultants HS Projects. It is expected to be installed in Wilcox Place this sp...
yinka shonibare MBE in knokke-heist international photo festival 2014, belgium
Shonibare will contribute to the festivals' s main exhibition, an outdoor show titled 'Haute Africa', in which international leading artists and photographers such as Martin Par...
yinka shonibare MBE in 'kunst & textil' at staatsgalerie, stuttgart, germany
yinka shonibare MBE in group show ‘ship to shore: art and the lure of the sea’
yinka shonibare MBE in group show at the museum of contemporary canadian art, toronto
The exhibition showcases a selection of works by contemporary artists that draw upon aspects of the historical Baroque: material excess, accumulation, bravado, theatricality and the construction of immersive, emotive environments. This presence of what could be c...
yinka shonibare MBE at the international biennial of contemporary of cartagena de indias, colombia
The Biennial is created with the idea of further enhancing Cartagena as a center for the arts by incorporating the visual arts along with the existing presence of music, literature, and film, and ot...
the barnes foundation presents yinka shonibare MBE: magic ladders
yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at arts university bournemouth
Internationally renowned her for her unique visual practice fusing fashion, art and architecture, the Crafts Council invited artist and curator Lucy Orta to select works which engage with patter...
yinka shonibare MBE solo exhibition at gdansk city gallery 2 & wroclaw contemporary museum, poland
The exhibitions features news and recent work, including the 'Fake Death' series, 'Addio Del Passato' and 'Revolution Kid (Fox Girl).
The exhibitions have been curated by Patrycja Rylko. A catalogue will be available.
Gdansk City Gallery 2 - ...
yinka shonibare MBE in conversation at national maritime museum, greenwich
The talk is part of a program...
yinka shonibare MBE guest of honour at bfami gala dinner & auction 2013
BFAMI is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to support educational programmes run by the Art Museums of Israel. These programmes share the rich artistic culture...
yinka shonibare MBE in 'education' at vogele kultur zentrum, pfaffikon, switzerland
Education implicates the thought of lifelong learning. Nowadays education is omnipresent, occasionally controversial and a topic to be defined for the future over and over again. The question arises as to what education includes since there is no conclusive definition o...
yinka shonibare MBE with new work at frieze london sculpture park, regent's park, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE at miniartextil, international festival of contemporary art, lake como, italy
yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at saatchi gallery, london
yinka shonibare MBE video in group exhibition at palace of arts, sao paolo
yinka shonibare MBE elected as a royal academician
Yinka Shonibare studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and Goldsmiths' College. Shonibare's West African heritage has been at the heart of his work since he started exhibiting in 1988, when he began using ‘Dutch-wax' dyed fabrics, commonly found in...
'yinka shonibare MBE: fabric-ation' touring to gl strand, copenhagen
Over the past 15 years Yinka Shonibare MBE has created a...
'yinka shonibare MBE at greenwich', solo exhibition at royal museums greenwich, london
Following the acquisition of Nelson's Ship in a Bottle in 2012, they have invited Yinka Shonibare MBE to infiltrate Royal Museums Greenwich.
Dressed in his signature ‘Dutch wax' fabric, Shonibare's work interrogates origins, cultural exchange and...
yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition 'victoriana: the art of revival' at guildhall art gallery, london
From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival' is the first ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major examination of Victorian revivalism in all its forms.
Featuring graphic design, film, photography, ceramics, ta...
africa centre summer festival: curated by yinka shonibare MBE
This is a charity event that is looking to raise funds for the Africa Centre's future cultural and business event programming. Performing artists include hip hop/soul singer Nneka, DJ Edu, the anchor for BBC 1xtra's "Destination Africa" radio show, and Wale Ojo...
yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at nasher museum of art, duke university
The important work 'Scramble for Africa'2013 by Yinka Shonibare MBE feature in this show. The complex sculptural tableu assembles 14 mannequins around a table with a map of Africa at its center. This installation reimagines the Berlin Confere...
yinka shonibare MBE video installation featured at biennale cuvée, organised by offenes kulturhaus, linz, austria
yinka shonibare MBE in 'le pont', mac marseille's project for marseille-provence 2013 european capital of culture festival
The exhibition Le Pont aims to give visibility to artists from both sides of the Mediterranean Sea and beyond. At the same time, this show works as a journey through Marseilles, leading t...
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
'yinka shonibare MBE - pop!' exhibition film now live
This exhibition of new works focuses on the corruption, excess and debauchery that have in part led to the current economic crisis. With characteristic wit and critique, Yinka Shonibare MBE explores the contemporary worship of luxury goods and the behaviour of the banking industry whi...
podcast of yinka shonibare MBE in conversation with louisa buck at shoreditch house, london
Held at Shoreditch House, London, the artist discussed his work and where he gets his inspiration from. This intimate ‘In Conversation' also looked at his current exhibition 'POP!' here at Stephen Friedman Gallery and 'FABRIC-ATION', the museum survey show on at Yorkshire Sculpt...
yinka shonibare MBE in touring group exhibition, 'out of fashion' at glholtegaard, denmark
yinka shonibare, MBE in the group exhibition 'pivot points' at moca, north miami, USA
yinka shonibare MBE in 'brilliant disguise: masks and other transformations' at new orleans museum of art and contemporary arts centre, louisiana, USA
yinka shonibare, MBE in major solo show 'fabric-ation' at yorkshire sculpture park, wakefield
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 including sculpture, film, photography, painting and collage, with many works never before seen in the UK.
FABRIC-ATION is a unique opportun...
yinka shonibare, MBE in 'encounters' at the sheldon museum of art, nebraska
yinka shonibare, MBE in group exhibition at the seattle museum of art
yinka shonibare, MBE solo exhibition at the modern art museum of fort worth, texas
yinka shonibare MBE in 'revealed: government art collection' at birmingham museum, birmingham, UK
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
From October 2012 ...
yinka shonibare, MBE 'addio del passato' at scad museum of art, georgia, USA
yinka shonibare, MBE in 'the desire for freedom. art in europe since 1945' at deutsches historisches museum, berlin
yinka shonibare, MBE in group show 'happening to be' at ual
The exhibition aims to inspire students, staff and the general public by celebrating the artistic achievements of some of the Universit...
yinka shonibare, MBE curating 'deloitte ignite 2012' at the royal opera house, london
yinka shonibare, MBE 'imagined as the truth' at the san diego museum of art
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 lasting impacts. An argument with a professor at Goldsmith's College in the 1980s forced the artist to defend whether or not he should be mak...
yinka shonibare, MBE in group show at princeton university arts museum
Assembled in this exhibition are artistic encounters drawn from the arts of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe, spanning ancient to contemporary and including mediums from painting and sculpture to calligraphy, prints and draw...
yinka shonibare, MBE in 'luxe : mode d'emploi' 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 joke would probably have been an excellent title for the exhibition. In this time of financial crisis we should repeat loud and clear that ...
yinka shonibare, MBE's new commission for the exterior of the royal opera house, london
The Royal Opera House has had a long-term ambition to commission a high quality public work of art to dec...
yinka shonibare MBE in conversation with professor richard phillips at hayward gallery, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'rococo-mania' at design museum, copenhagen, denmark
permanent home secured for yinka shonibare MBE's 'nelson's ship in a bottle' at national maritime museum, greenwich, UK
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 permanently display Nelson's Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare, MBE.
yinka shonibare MBE in crisis commission exhibition at somerset house, london, UK
jon snow lecture on yinka shonibare MBE's 'nelson's ship in a bottle' at city hall for the art fund
7.30 - 9.30 pm, Wednesday 29 February 2012
Drinks and Canapés
8.30 pm Talk by
Mayor of London's Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group
‘London's Living Room'
Greater London Authority
Top Floor, City H...
yinka shonibare MBE in 'fairy tales, monsters, and the genetic imagination' at the frist centre for the visual arts, tennessee, USA
'material matters': a panel discussion on yinka shonibare MBE's 'nelson's ship in a bottle' at british library for art fund, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'cotton: global threads' at whitworth art gallery, manchester, UK
yinka shonibare MBE 'six yards: guaranteed dutch design' at museum voor moderne kunst, arnhem, netherlands
yinka shonibare MBE in 'travelling light': works from the government art collection at whitechapel gallery, london, UK
art fund and national maritime museum launch fundraising campaign for purchase of yinka shonibare MBE's fourth plinth commission
yinka shonibare MBE in 'the future of the past' at caam, las palmas de gran canaria, spain
yinka shonibare MBE to conduct a talk at institute of international visual arts, london,
yinka shonibare MBE at art parcours, basel, switzerland
'climate shit drawing 1': a limited edition print by yinka shonibare MBE
'i know something about love' at parasol unit, london, UK
yinka shonibare's 'love hurts' published as part of parasol unit's exhibition, 'i know something about love', london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE in 'el futuro del pasado', alcala 31, madrid, spain
yinka shonibare MBE in 'aware: art, fashion, identity' at gsk contemporary, royal academy of arts, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE to participate in bp british art lecture at tate britain auditorium, tate britain, london, UK
yinka shonibare MBE at byam shaw school of art's lathaby gallery, london, UK
yinka shonibare, MBE at house of voltaire
The perfect place for some early Christmas shopping!
11 November - 4 December 2010
Upstairs at Rupert Sanderson
19 Bruton Place, Mayfair W1, London
House of Voltaire is open
Mon - Sat 11am - 7pm / Sun 12 - 6pm
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