The first major Canadian presentation of the work of Yinka Shonibare MBE, ‘Pièces de résistance’ will open on 28th April at DHC/ART Foundation, Montreal, Canada
The first major Canadian presentation of the work of Yinka Shonibare MBE, Pièces de résistance will open at DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada on April 28th, 2015. Cheryl Sim, curator at DHC/ART talks on their blog about the kind of artworks that will be featured in this exhibition. To read the full interview with Sim, click here.
One of the aims is to present a survey so the exhibition we are preparing for DHC/ART will feature works across sculpture, photography, painting and film. This way the Montreal audience will get a good sense of the breadth of Shonibare’s body of work. [Cheryl Sim, 2015]
Yinka Shonibare MBE, a Turner Prize nominee, recently created an edition for The Multiple Store, Kaleidoscope in which the artist playfully explores gender stereotypes and power relations. A kaleidoscope in the shape of a phallus, with the body beautifully decorated in the Dutch wax batik patterns the artist is known for, and the head made of highly polished brass. Click here to watch the artist discuss how this edition came about with Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Gallery.