Yinka Shonibare art links
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[British-born Nigerian Textile Artist, born in 1962]
Yinka Shonibare Works Online
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The Artist's Twitter Account NEW!Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Biographical information but no images online when last checked
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
Tate 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
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
PBase Photo SharingMiscellaneous Sites:
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Big Boy, 2002
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DARE - Digital Art Resource for EducationArticles and Reference Sites:
Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
Click "Gallery" at right to see works by Yinka Shonibare
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Yinka Shonibare Multimedia:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Art + Auction Magazine
In the Studio: Yinka Shonibare
The Empire's New Clothes
"Art That is Ethnic in Inverted Commas"
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
Gordon's Turner Prize Artist Talk: Yinka Shonibare (2004)