Lubaina Himid’s Tate exhibition is a conversation, a rhetorical question, an experiment. Like opera, from which it draws its inspiration, it aims to be “a total work of art.”
As UK Museums Struggle, Major Artists Step In to Help
British artists Anish Kapoor, Lubaina Himid, and Michael Landy are offering prints to help keep the country’s museums afloat during the pandemic as part of an Art Fund initiative.
Lubaina Himid Becomes First Woman of Color To Win Turner Prize
At 63, she is also the oldest artist to win the UK’s top contemporary art prize, which recently dropped its requirement that nominees be younger than 50.
The 2017 Turner Prize Exhibition Puts Politics Front and Center
Diverse backgrounds are integral to this year’s exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize, as, in each of the four micro-exhibitions, they are wielded to address pressing social issues.
The Refreshingly Diverse Shortlist for the 2017 Turner Prize
All four of this year’s nominees for the UK’s top art prize have roots outside Britain.
Seeing Signs of Brexit at Frieze London
Walking through the tents of Frieze Art Fair last weekend, visual evidence of Brexit’s impact was all around.