A major retrospective of Yinka Shonibare CBE's practice will be held at Museum of Salzburg, Austria in March 2021, coinciding with the centennial of the Salzburg Festival. Curated by Thorsten Sadowsky and Marijana Schneider, the show will present around sixty works from the past three decades including major large-scale sculptures.
'Material (SG) II', by Yinka Shonibare CBE, which forms part of the artist’s 'Wind Sculpture' series, will be unveiled in 2021 at the outdoor plaza at the new office building, 360 Rosemary. The sculpture was commissioned in collaboration with Related Companies, The West Palm Beach Art in Public Places (AiPP) Program and city of West Palm Beach.
Yinka Shonibare CBE and fifteen other leading UK-based artists have each made a new limited edition print which they have generously contributed to 'The Help Portfolio', 2020. All profits from the sale of this boxed collection of prints will be donated to sixteen charities selected by the artists involved.
House of Vans London and The Auction Collective present a virtual 360° exhibition, followed by a live-stream fundraising auction to raise funds for leading homelessness charity: Centrepoint.
Yinka Shonibare CBE has been awarded the Robson Orr TenTen Award 2020 by the Government Art Collection (GAC). The new work was unveiled at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office on Tuesday 6 October 2020 by Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State (Minister for Digital and Culture) and Penny Johnson CBE, Director of the GAC.
For the first time in its history, the Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition falls in winter this year. Coordinated by artistic duo Jane and Louise Wilson RA. (This link opens in a new tab)., the exhibition features myriad household names including Tracey Emin, Denzil Forrester, Rebecca Horn, Anselm Kiefer, Julian Schnabel, Yinka Shonibare CBE, Gillian Wearing and Ai Weiwei as well as many emerging artists.
M WOODS presents two film works by British-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE in the museum's Temple Galleries in Beijing, China. Shonibare's films 'Odile and Odette' and 'Addio del Passato' are shown within specially reconstructed Ming dynasty temples.
Yinka Shonibare CBE’s ‘The Bird Catcher’s Dilemma’ is inspired by the story of Papageno, the bird catcher, in Mozart’s opera 'The Magic Flute'. This sculpture was commissioned for Salzburg Museum to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Salzburg Festival of music and drama as part of the group exhibition 'Great World Theatre - 100 Years of the Salzburg Festival'.
'Unstructured Icons - Aristocrat I' by Yinka Shonibare CBE is one of several works donated to a campaign auction held by Sotheby’s to support those facing food poverty as a result of the COVID-19 crisis (Lots 880-887).
Now available to watch online, British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE participated in an online conversation with Tim Marlow OBE, Director of the Design Museum in London. The talk is the first in a series of three webinars, Sotheby's' '500 Years of Art: Summer Talks', which examine how different genres and periods of art history have inspired the artists of our time.
British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE’s new work 'Wind Sculpture (SG) V' has been installed in a contemplative garden of The Greenway Public Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
In response to the current crisis, Barts Health NHS Trust is upgrading existing Staff Rooms and creating new areas in which clinical staff can find rest and respite. Aligning with these developments, charitably funded initiative #100NHSRooms was launched to support the wellbeing of both patients and hospital employees by bringing new artworks to 100 rooms across Barts Health, including St Bartholomew’s, Royal London Hospital, Whipps Cross, Mile End and Newham Hospital.
@artxlagos and @gasfoundation hosted a talk on 21 May 2020 via Instagram Live between British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE (@shonibarestudio) and Tayo Ogunbiyi, Artistic Director, ART X Lagos.