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Yinka Shonibare Selects

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2005
Published by: Smithsonian Institution
Year published: 2005

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Title: Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the permanent collection - October 7 2005 - May 7 2006

©: Smithsonian Institution, 2005 - written by Elizabeth Chase, Smithsonian Cooper - Hewitt, National Design Museum
The exhibition  Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the permanent collection was made possible by the Getty Foundation. The Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery: A series of installations devoted to the permanent collection - includes exhibitions selected by Kurt Anderson and Hella Jongerius

“In the third guest-curated exhibition in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, renowned British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has mined Cooper-Hewitt’s permanent collections to create an installation that addresses themes of transportation, imperialism, tourism, and cultural exchange. Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection is made possible by the Peter Norton Family Foundation, Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency. Additional support for interpretive materials was provided by the Getty Foundation.“

www.cooperhewitt.org/tags/nancy-and-edwin-marks-gallery accessed 22 September 2013

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»  Yinka Shonibare MBE CBE RA

Born, 1962 in London, England

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»  Cooper - Hewitt, National Design Museum

New York, United States of America