16 January 2019

Lynette Yiadom Boakye In Lieu Of A Louder Love – Ilka Scobie

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

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye A Powerful Reinvigoration Of Figurative Painting By Ilka Scobie

The seventeen new portraits created specifically for the New Museum show continues Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s powerful reinvigoration of figurative painting.

6 June 2016

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Southbank Award For Serpentine Exhibition

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 […]

26 May 2015

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk To Open At Serpentine Gallery

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 […]