Employing monstrous, grotesque, and humanoid figures and forms, group exhibition ‘And I Must Scream’ engages five themes—corruption and human rights violations, displacement, environmental destruction, the pandemic, and renewal.
Join Yinka Shonibare CBE and curator Victor Wang (Artistic Director and Chief Curator of the M WOODS museum in Beijing) for a discussion of Shonibare’s filmmaking practice. This online event is hosted by SOUTH SOUTH and coincides with the platform's first FILM Programme for the year featuring films by Yinka Shonibare CBE.
'Re-Création' brings together works by contemporary artists from Africa and its diaspora to create a 'new' history of art, that challenges pre-existing Western conceptions.
Yinka Shonibare CBE RA has created a special edition of 50 sculptures to help support The Emerging Curators Fellowship. The editions are priced at £1,500 + VAT and available online from frieze.com and Frieze art fairs in London. All of the money raised will benefit the fellowship, and one work will be made available via a free prize draw.
Join this year’s Summer Exhibition Coordinator Yinka Shonibare CBE and writer and broadcaster Afua Hirsch in this online event. They discuss Shonibare's vision for the exhibition, the significance of reclaiming magic in art, and how an inclusive art world can engage with and value artists who have developed their practice in different ways.
The Public Art Programme of Expo2020 Dubai aligns with the ambitious plans of Expo2020's site that will be repurposed and developed into a two million square meter 'city' with the intention to create a permanent, thriving community. Yinka Shonibare CBE's commission for the project, ‘Wind Sculpture III’ manifests as a large three-dimensional, hand-painted piece of fabric, its billowing surface resembling a ship’s sail in the breeze.
The Royal Academy of Art’s Summer Exhibition continues in 2021, with coordinator Yinka Shonibare CBE RA celebrating the joy of creating art through the theme of ‘Reclaiming Magic’.
Harvard Business School announces new pieces added to the Public Art Exhibition supported by the C. Ludens Ringnes Sculpture Collection.
Visit Museum der Moderne Salzburg to join Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with museum director Thorsten Sadowsky.
Yinka Shonibare CBE RA features in The Piccadilly Art Takeover, an expansive, outdoor exhibition on view to the public at Piccadilly Circus, London. Vibrant canvases, zebra crossings, and a 720 square-metre film transform this busy junction at the heart of the city.
Yinka Shonibare CBE RA has been awarded the degree of Hon. D. Lit. honoris causa of the University of London by The Courtauld Institute. The artist was nominated by the institute’s student body for the prestigious honour, which recognises the artist's outstanding contributions to the visual arts.
The Polygon Gallery presents ‘Interior Infinite’, a celebration of radical togetherness and unique self-expression.
Ikon Gallery presents ‘A Very Special Place: Ikon in the 1990s’ 18 June – 30 August 2021, the fourth show in a series of surveys reviewing retrospective exhibitions from the galleries artistic programme.
'at home: Artists in Conversation' brings together curators and artists to discuss various artistic practices and insights into their work. Join Martina Droth (Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Yale Center for British Art) this Friday 18 June for a lively and inspiring conversation with British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA.
‘London Calling. British art today. From David Hockney to Idris Khan’ brings together the work of leading British artists of different generations for whom the city of London has played an important role in their artistic career.
Join Clare Lilley (Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture Park) in conversation with British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA, as they delve into his landmark exhibition, 'FABRIC-ATION' (2013).
'Diversity United' is a major cross-border exhibition which travels from Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany to New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia and Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France. The show brings together works by 90 contemporary artists to reveal the vitality and diversity of European art after the fall of the Iron Curtain whilst underlining the importance of intercultural dialogue in times of political uncertainty.
We were delighted to host a virtual talk on the occasion of Yinka Shonibare CBE's and Leilah Babirye's solo exhibitions at Stephen Friedman Gallery this summer. Chaired by Alexandria Smith (Head of Painting, Royal College of Art, London), the event looked at how these exhibitions investigate and disrupt notions of African identity.
'Unnatural History' is a major group exhibition which explores natural history and climate change, curated by Invisible Dust as part of Coventry 2021 City of Culture. The presentation explores the role of the artist as an intrinsic part of the science of natural history, enabling our modern understanding of ecology, climate change, extinction and the threats to biodiversity.
Join Director of Programmes at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Clare Lilley for a tour of the institution's 2013 exhibition 'Yinka Shonibare MBE: FABRIC-ATION', presented on extended reality platform 'theVOV'.
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