Double Dress Yinka Shonibare, A Nigerian/British ArtistMay 30, 2002-November 19, 2002
Location: Nathan Cummings Building for Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Yinka Shonibare
Curator: Suzanne Landau
The first mid-career survey exhibition of works by Yinka Shonibare, who interweaves metaphors from his two cultures — British and African — to create imaginative, life-size installations using bright ''African'' fabrics and photographs depicting iconic images of Victorian society which question the influence of ethnicity, class, and race on the formation of identity.