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.”
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.
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.
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.
All four of this year’s nominees for the UK’s top art prize have roots outside Britain.
Walking through the tents of Frieze Art Fair last weekend, visual evidence of Brexit’s impact was all around.