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Yinka Shonibare

[British-born Nigerian Textile Artist, born in 1962]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Biographical information but no images online when last checked

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Alien Obsessives, Mum, Dad and the Kids

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2 works online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Un Ballo in Maschera (see bottom row)

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Big Boy, 2002

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Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Yinka Shonibare  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
In the Studio: Yinka Shonibare

The Empire's New Clothes

Frieze Magazine
"Art That is Ethnic in Inverted Commas"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 44): Yinka Shonibare

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"A replica of Lord Nelson's ship Victory, set inside a giant bottle and made by artist Yinka Shonibare, is the latest addition to the fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square"

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

Tate Channel
Gordon's Turner Prize Artist Talk: Yinka Shonibare (2004)

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