Yinka Shonibare MBE

Blank_dot

Gallery News for Yinka Shonibare MBE

Yinka Shonibare, Kudzanai Chiurai and Sam Nhlengethwa on group exhibition in Michigan, USA

The University of Michigan Museum of Art’s exhibition Beyond Borders: Global Africa reflects on the globalised world by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the centre of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries (11 August – 25 November). Bringing together works made in Africa, Europe, and the United States from the nineteenth to twenty-first century, the exhibition demonstrates the international scope and reach of art from Africa and its diaspora. Highlights include paintings, photographs, sculpture, and installations by artists including Kudzanai Chiurai, Yinka Shonibare, MBE and Sam Nhlengethwa.

Shirin Neshat and Yinka Shonibare MBE at MAXXI in Rome

Neshat’s Illusions and Mirrors video work, from the Dreamers trilogy, and The Invisible Man by Shonibare MBE are featured as part of MAXXI’s group exhibition, Eco e Narciso. Portrait and self-portrait from the MAXXI and Le Gallerie Barberini Corsini Collections (18 May – 28 October). With 37 works by 25 artists from the Gallerie Nazionali Barberini Corsini and MAXXI collections, the exhibition creates a dialogue between the work of old Masters and contemporary artists on the theme of the portrait and the self-portrait.

Kudzanai Chiurai and Yinka Shonibare MBE are included on 21c Museum Hotel’s latest group exhibition in Louisville, Kentucky

Kudzanai Chiurai and Yinka Shonibare MBE feature on 21c Museum Hotel’s new group exhibition, Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation, in Louisville (1 April – 31 March). The exhibition explores the role that costume plays in constructing one’s identity and confronting history. With over 35 participating artists from 22 countries, Dress Up, Speak Up offers a global investigation into such concepts, whilst reconfiguring, reimagining, and reconstituting history in order to examine the legacy and effects of European colonialism.

Colorful Shonibare “Wind Sculpture” blows its way into Central Park

As a specially commissioned project funded by the Public Art Fund in New York, Yinka Shonibare MBE presents his first outdoor sculpture in New York City . Titled Wind Sculpture (SG) I, the sculpture is on exhibition in Central Park at Doris C. Freedman Plaza (7 March – 14 October). Continuing in a similar vein to the Wind Sculpture series initiated in 2013, this particular sculpture begins a second generation within the body of work, with a much larger and more complex structure and rippled surface, painted in turquoise, red, and orange.


More news
  • Solo exhibitions

  • Biography

    Solo Exhibitions

    Group Exhibitions

    Academic Record and Residencies

    Collections

    Commissions

    Selected Articles and Reviews

    Publications


    Download CV
  • Videos

  • Press for Yinka Shonibare MBE