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Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare MBE curates the Arts Council Collection

Event, Exhibition (temporary) 19 January 2019 at 10:00am - 17 March 2019 at 5:00pm
The words 'Criminal Ornamentation' next to one of the exhibition pieces, a dressed mannequin in a colourful suit with wings.

Celebrated British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has chosen works that surprise and dazzle.

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    • Blow away the winter blues with a riot of colour and pattern. This intriguing exhibition includes eye-popping art ranging from film to fashion and ceramics to sculpture. Celebrated British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has chosen works that surprise and dazzle. From a sequined dress by Alexander McQueen to nineteenth-century wallpaper by William Morris, his selection tells a story of objects that refuse to be confined. Showing nearly 100 works by more than 50 artists including Andy Goldsworthy, Sarah Lucas, Sonia Boyce, Susan Derges, Mona Hatoum, David Nash, Bridget Riley and Yinka Shonibare MBE. Gallery 21 and 22.
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