Friday, July 24, 2009

Yinka Shonibare MBE

How to Blow Up Two Heads at Once (Ladies), 2006. Two life-size fiberglass mannequins, two guns, Dutch wax printed cotton, shoes, leather riding boots, plinth 63 x 96 1/2 x 48 in.; each figure 63 x 61 x 48 in.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (America), 2008. Chromogenic photograph, 72 x 48 3/4 in.

Believe it or not, I learnt about Yinka Shonibare MBE from a french blog, j’ai flâné pour vous. Shonibare is a UK-based Nigerian artist, currently exhibiting at the Brooklyn Museum, until September 20, 2009.

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(images © Yinka Shonibare MBE)


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