Yinka Shonibare

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Yinka Shonibare CBE, RA (born 9 August 1962), is a British-Nigerian artist living in the United Kingdom. His work explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation. A hallmark of his art is the brightly coloured Ankara fabric he uses. Because he has a physical disability that paralyses one side of his body, Shonibare uses assistants to make works under his direction.[1]

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Yinka Shonibare

Shonibare (2012)
Born (1962-08-09) 9 August 1962 (age 60)
London, UK
MovementYoung British Artists