Looking at official galleries here in Britain (all temporarily closed as of this publication) – more especially at those situated in London – it is immediately evident that a revolution has taken place.
16 December 2020
Fly In League With The Night, at Tate Britain covers Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s work from her graduation in 2003 to the present day, with some paintings made during lockdown.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Presents Her First Major Survey Tate Britain
19 October 2020
On Monday, January 13 the Times (London) published a chirpy article by Ben Luke promising wonders to come in London’s official galleries during the coming year. I have to say that the prospects he offered didn’t look so wonderful to me – that is to say where contemporary art is concerned.
16 January 2019
A couple of years after Lynette Yiadom Boakye dazzled New York with her solo show at the New Museum, she returns to the city with 35 new paintings.
7 May 2017
The seventeen new portraits created specifically for the New Museum show continues Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s powerful reinvigoration of figurative painting.
The South Bank Sky Arts Awards which focus on the arts in their entirety honouring the very best of British culture and achievement has announced the results of the 2016 competition. Simultaneously celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the awards, which took place yesterday, June 5th 2016. The Street Artist Banksy missed out on the visual art award for […]
The Serpentine Gallery presents Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk. The artist was born 1977, London, Yiadom-Boakye’s oil paintings depict figures that appear to exist outside of a specific time and place. There are very few references to background, history, activity and place of the individuals and groups of figures in her paintings. This ambiguity, which […]