Yinka Shonibare CBE

British-Nigerian, born 1962

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Yinka Shonibare CBE

British-Nigerian, born 1962

1,260 followers

Drawing from his own experience growing up in the U.K. and Nigeria, Yinka Shonibare investigates …

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Drawing from his own experience growing up in the U.K. and Nigeria, Yinka Shonibare investigates political and social histories related to post-colonialism and globalization, reconfiguring iconic imagery from the Western art-historical canon with a playful and ironic touch. Working in sculpture, film, photography, and …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Group show at a major institution
Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum fur Gegenwart, and 1 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
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