‘how to blow up two heads at once (ladies)’, 2006
image © james cohan gallery
yinka shonibare mbe

at: museum of contemporary art, sydney, australia from: september 24, 2008 to 1 february, 2009

currently on display at the museum of contemporary art sydney is an exhibition of london artist
yinka shonibare mbe. the exhibition features works from his 12 year career. shonibare is known
for exploring issues of race and class through a range of media that includes sculpture, painting,
photography, and installation art. headless mannequins dressed in brightly colored african fabrics
have been part of his work since the mid 90’s.

yinka shonibare, MBE exhibition at the museum of contemporary art, sydney ‘reverend on ice’, 2005, fiberglass mannequin, dutch wax – printed cotton image © yinka shonibare

yinka shonibare, MBE exhibition at the museum of contemporary art, sydney ‘gallantry and criminal conversation’, 2002 image © yinka shonibare

more:
http://www.yinka-shonibare.co.uk
http://www.mca.com.au