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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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Yinka Shonibare in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Victorian Couple, 1999

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

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Art Fund for UK Museums

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(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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(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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Miscellaneous Sites:
DARE - Digital Art Resource for Education

Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
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The Turner Prize awarded by the Tate Gallery, London
Shonibare is shortlisted for the 2004 Turner Prize

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

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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