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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Fly

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Condor and the Mole 2011 Arts Council Collection Southbank Centre London © Courtesy of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
by Alain Chivilò

© Alain Chivilò

British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is consideredered among the most important living artists for the international figurative expression. A huge solo has been scheduled in London, Tate Britain from 24 November 2022 to 26 February 2023.
More than seventy works for twenty years of carrier along an artistic path still to create.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s artistic production starts from imagination to reality for sequences of women, men and children within everyday stories. Moments of everyday life for infinite human expressions. Images of personalities living in their entirety, in the details and particulars along sequences of arcane mystery, within a research ruled by multiple light and dark.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye was born in 1977 in London, where she lives and works today. She is of Ghanaian descent and in 2019 participated in the critically acclaimed Ghana Freedom pavilion at the International Venice Biennale. In 2018 she was awarded the prestigious Carnegie International Prize and was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2013. Her work is represented in museum collections around the world and she has exhibited internationally including solo exhibitions at Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’ArtModerne Grand-Duc Jean (2022); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2021); Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2021); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2017); the Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2016); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2015); and the Serpentine Gallery, London (2015).

24 November 2022 – 26 February 2023
Open daily 10.00 – 18.00
Tate Britain, London
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Fly In League With The Night

by Alain Chivilò