LYNETTE YIADOM-BOAKYE

'All that we may afford' 2006, Oil on canvas, 200 x 160 cm, (A00097)


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Exhibition: 'Manifesto', October 2009
Exhibition: 'Series' June 2007'
Reviews and Articles

Biography


Born in 1977, London
Lives and works in London
2000-03 - Royal Academy Schools
1997-2000 - Falmouth College of Art
1996-97 - Central St Martins School of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions
2010 - 'Lynette Yiadom-Boakye', The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (opening November 10th)
2010 - 'Essays and Documents' Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
2010 - Solo presentation at The Armory Show 2010, New York, by Faye Fleming & Partner
2010 - 'Essays and Letters', Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
2009 - ‘FOREX : Pleased to Meet You’, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
2009 - 'Manifesto', Faye Fleming & Partner, Geneva
2007 - Gasworks, London
2007 - ‘Series’, ARQUEBUSE (now Faye Fleming & Partner), Geneva
2004 - ‘How To Live’, Prowler Project Space, London

Group Exhibitions (selection)
2011 - 'Biennale de Lyon', Lyon, France
2010 - 'Newspeak', The Saatchi Gallery, London
2009 - 'Convoi Exceptionnel', Triangle France, Marseille
2009 - 'Living Together: Towards a Contemporary Concept of Community', curated by Xabier Arakistain and Emma Dexter, Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturanea, Vittoria-Gasteiz, Spain. Travelling to MARCO, Museu de Arte Contempornea, Vigo, Spain
2008 - 'M25. Around London', curated by by Barry Schwabsky, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2008 - 7th Gwangju Biennial, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Gwangju, Korea
2008 - ‘Flow’, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
2007 - ‘100 Years Kunsthalle’, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
2006-07 - ‘The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society’, 2nd International Biennal of Contemporary Art of Seville, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporareo Reale Ataronanas, Seville
2006 - ‘Personne ne veut mourir’, ARQUEBUSE, Geneva
2006 - ‘Liquid’, Lynette Boakye and Gary Hume, New Paintings, Royal Academy Schools Gallery, Hornsey
2005 - ‘Direkte Malerei – Unmittelbare Bildwelten zwischen Abstraktion und Figuration’, Mannheimer Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany
2004 - ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries’, Coach Shed, Liverpool and Barbican, London
2004 - ‘John Moores 23’, Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool
2004 - ‘5 Young Painters’, Artspace Gallery, London
2003 - ‘Schools Show’, Royal Academy Schools, London
2003 - ‘Work Ethic’, Gone Tomorrow Gallery, London
2002 - ‘Premiums’, Sackler Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2002 - ‘Red Mansion Prize’, London Institute, Millbank, London
2001 - ‘Blackout’, Brixton Art Gallery, London

Bibliography
2010 - ‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’, text by Okwui Enwezor, pub. Studio Museum in Harlem (ex. cat.)
2010 - ‘Newspeak : British Art Now’, Booth-Clibborn Editions
2010 - ‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye : Essays and Letters’, essay by Barry Schwabsky, pub. Michael Stevenson Gallery (ex. cat.)
2009 - ‘Contemporary African Art Since 1980’, ed. Okwui Enwezor and Chika Okeke-Agulu, pub. Damiani Press
2009 - Chika Okeke-Agulu, Arise Magazine, Issue 06
2008 - ‘The 7th Gwangju Biennale’, ed. by Okwui Enwezor
2008 - ‘Flow’, essay by Sarah Kent, Studio Museum in Harlem
2007 - Jane Neal, ‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye : Gasworks’, Modern Painters, September
2007 - Sally O’Reilly, ‘Lynette Yiadom-Boakye : Gasworks’, Time Out, 26 June
2006 - ‘The Unhomely : Phantom Scenes in Global Society’, ed. by Okwui Enwezor, Fundación BIACS2
2005 - Mitrovic, Sinista, ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries’, Flash Art, Jan-Feb
2004 - Searle, Adrian, ‘Picture Perfect’, The Guardian, 30 November

Collections
Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Awards
2006 - Arts Foundation Award for Painting
2006 - deciBel Award for Visual Arts