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Yinka Shonibare

20 Mar
Never mind that he adds British-Nigerian artist to his name; Yinka Shonibare is every inch a Nigerian. He equally enjoys discussing the thriving African art. Recently, the artist launched Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation cultural centre in Nigeria.
27 Feb
For the British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare CBE RA, the best thing that can be done to anemerging artist is to provide him or her a space to operate, at no cost.
18 Aug 2019
Despite being revered globally, the Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare (CBE), in nearly two decades of practicing art, successfully, did not attract the attention of the British Museum until recently. No thanks to the U.S. President, Donald Trump.
23 Jun 2019
The inaugural edition of the Wish Africa Expo, held at London’s Kensington Olympia on June 8th and 9th, was an assembly of high-profile guest speakers...
28 Oct 2018
Never mind that he adds British-Nigerian artist to his name; Yinka Shonibare is every inch a Nigerian. He equally enjoys discussing the thriving African art.
26 Oct 2018
Yinka Shonibare's 'Venus de' Medici' ART X Lagos, West Africa's Premier International Art Fair was founded in 2016 by Tokini Peterside to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and diaspora, and to widen Nigeria's connection to the art scene across Africa and internationally. Through its contribution to increasing the…
26 Nov 2017
Over time, African artists have taken inspiration from modernity, which primarily includes notions of global cultural diversity, technology, and social advancement. Using various multimedia mediums, modern day artists push and question the norms and explore topics such as culture, identity, family, community, and nationality. Most importantly, African contemporary art provokes reflection and many times, questions…
15 Oct 2017
From the entrance, as you crossed into the park, you would see it. What would have drawn you to it were the bright colours and the way it is shaped like an ankara wrapper fluttering in the wind.
7 Oct 2017
Cue Stella McCartney who infuriated African fashion fans across the globe when she sent her lily white models (She used just the one black model) down the runway in prints and designs often favoured by women across the continent as daywear.
30 Nov 2016
When Nigerian-British artist, Yinka Shonibare (MBE) opened his exhibition, the ‘clique’ character in Lagos and Victoria Island art community shed its arrogant weight ...
27 Nov 2016
Last week, the renown British based Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare was in Lagos, the city of his youth, to unveil his latest installation ...

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