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Yinka Shonibare MBE in conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery at Multiplied Editions Fair

Yinka Shonibare MBE was In Conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery on Friday 17th October at Multiplied Art Fair, Christie’s South Kensington where the public launch of KALEIDOSCOPE, our latest edition has taken place.

A video of the talk is now available via this link.

About the Edition

Yinka ShonibareKALEIDOSCOPE by Yinka Shonibare MBE is a new limited edition of 45. Described by Yinka as ‘a piece that playfully explores gender stereotypes and power relations’, it is a kaleidoscope in the shape of a phallus, with the body beautifully decorated in the Dutch wax batik patterns Yinka is known for, and the head made of highly polished brass. Through the opening at the head of the phallus a distorted image of Sandro Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ can be seen. Botticelli’s original image depicted the birth of Venus, the goddess of the sea, standing on a shell. Subverting this familiar image, Yinka has replaced the female nude by a photograph of a well-endowed male. Click here for more information on this edition.

To order online, please click here, or visit The Multiple Store stand at MULTIPLIED Editions Fair hosted by Christie’s (17-20 October) where KALEIDOSCOPE  will have its public launch . Admission Free.

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The Multiple Store at ‘MULTIPLIED’ Contemporary Art in Editions fair at CHRISTIES 17-20 October 2014

The Multiple Store is pleased to be participating for the fifth successive year in MULTIPLIED Contemporary Art in Editions Fair, hosted by Christie’s.

You will find us on Stand 2.

Multiplied art fair at ChristiesMultiplied is the UK’s only fair devoted exclusively to contemporary art in editions. Hosted annually by Christie’s South Kensington it takes place during Frieze week and offers a rich programme of talks and workshops for art lovers and connoisseurs alike. The fair encompasses print, digital art and multiples, artist’s books and photographs, reflecting the whole spectrum of contemporary publishing, from established galleries representing high profile artists to start-up spaces and artists’ collectives. Multiplied offers an exclusive opportunity to both art lovers beginning a new collection and more established collectors looking for something unique.


Oct 17, 9am – 7pm
Oct 18, 11am – 7pm
Oct 19, 11am – 6pm
Oct 20, 9am – 5pm

Admission to Multiplied is free.

Situated in the heart of London, Multiplied is easily accessible from all the major galleries in Mayfair as well as Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park.

Christie’s South Kensington
85 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LD

By tube: South Kensington
By bus: 74, 414, 14, 345, C1


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