Yinka Shonibare

Anderson Ranch Summer Series: Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare's work is featured in notable museum collections, including Tate, London; the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Guggenheim Abu Dhabi; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Here is his bio:. Yinka Shonibare CBE (born...
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Artist Yinka Shonibare honored at Anderson Ranch’s annual Recognition Week

For Yinka Shonibare, Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s 2022 International Artist Honoree, art is personal as well as historical. “Primarily, of course, I make work about my own history, my own background,” Shonibare said in a Zoom interview in late June. The conceptual artist was born in London, grew up in Nigeria, studied art back in London at Byam Shaw School of Hart and Goldsmiths College, where he received his master’s degree in fine art.
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Anderson Ranch to honor Yinka Shonibare

Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s 2022 International Artist Honoree will be the British-Nigerian conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare. Shonibare, whose work in sculpture and African fabric has recently included the solo exhibition “End of Empire” at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg in Austria, will speak in a free public event on the Ranch’s Snowmass Village campus July 13 during the Ranch’s annual Recognition Week (July 11-16). The annual Recognition Dinner gala, at which Shonibare will accept the award, is July 14.
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Modern magic: Yinka Shonibare breathes new life into sketch as he brings his art to the gallery restaurant

Sketch has moved out of its angsty teens – the Conduit Street stalwart has, this year, turned 20. Can you believe it? Well, yes, it almost feels like the one time wünderkind has been around forever. For millennials growing up outside of London, like myself, the West End was veiled with a kind of aspirational coolness – and sketch was at its core. Then, at sketch’s core is the gallery dining room which was until mere weeks ago veiled in Shrigley pink. David Shrigley, the zeitgeisty Turner-nominated artist, was in 2014 commissioned to bring his scratchy, LOL-worthy drawings to the fore – 245 new, immediately identifiable drawings in total bedecked the walls in double layers above the foam shrimp-coloured chairs.

Yinka Shonibare and India Mahdavi reimagine The Gallery restaurant at Sketch

A new and culture-defining era has dawned at Sketch as it celebrates its 20th anniversary with the highly anticipated reincarnation of The Gallery restaurant at its famous venue on Conduit Street in London’s Mayfair. Sketch’s long-standing and influential programme of artist restaurant collaborations continues with the acclaimed British-Nigerian artist...

Yinka Shonibare Masterpiece at 360 Rosemary

Winds of change are blowing in West Palm Beach, particularly in Rosemary Square, where the past several years have wrought a reimagining of the neighborhood’s future. At. its north end, the recently completed 360 Rosemary delivers 20 stories of Class A. office space, and a 20-foot-tall art piece at its...

Yinka Shonibare

‘Cultural appropriation is a two-way thing’: Yinka Shonibare on Picasso, masks and the fashion for black artists. Picasso was so enthralled by African art, he used it to start a revolution. But did it give rise to a fantasy of Africa that still endures? British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us why he’s revisiting that seismic moment.
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Sculpture at 360 Rosemary by Yinka Shonibare CBE Adds to City’s Public Art Collection

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (August 3, 2021) –Materials (SG) II by world-renowned artist Yinka Shonibare, CBE was celebrated on Thursday, July 29, at 360 Rosemary, Related Companies’ new Class-A office building, located in Rosemary Square. The result of the first public/private collaboration for a large-scale public art in the City of West Palm Beach, the installation by the British Nigerian artist was formally welcomed into the city’s public art collection.