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Chloe Chidume at Tate

Chloe Chidume Homage 2022
by Alain Chivilò

© Alain Chivilò

Along the month of April 2023, Easter included, it’s possible to display at Tate Modern London the work of ‘Britain’s Best Young Artist’ as the winning painting of the 2023 CBBC series by Chloe Chidume (14 years old from Newcastle).
Started the competition with 26 young artists the final episode of the series saw three finalists each participate in a masterclass with a professional artist at Tate Modern, before returning to the studio to create their final work. Chloe’s winning painting titled ‘Homage’ 2022 was selected by presenters Sadie Clayton and Ricky Martin, alongside Tate’s Director of Learning, Mark Miller.
About the artwork Chloe Chidume said: “My painting is about my appreciation of my home, not only my home in the UK but my home in Africa, and how I cherish the memories that are enclosed in the four walls I inhabit daily. It’s about the beauty of the mundane and how something so ordinary can mean so much to someone.” She said that having her work displayed at Tate Modern was “a dream of mine! I’m grateful so many people get to see my work and interpret it how they want to”.
“Homage 2022” is on the Level 4 concourse of Tate Modern’s Natalie Bell Building between 1 – 30 April 2023.

by Alain Chivilò