Lynette Yiadom-Boakye



About Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

NameLynette Yiadom-Boakye (Lynette Yiadom Boaké, Lynette Yiadom–Boakye)
Birth LocationLondon (UK)
MovementBlack artistic Renaissance

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's Biography

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is a British painter born in 1977. She is widely recognized as one of the most influential figures in the contemporary art scene. Her work is characterized by its bold use of color and distinct visual language. She draws inspiration from literature and music to create dreamlike compositions that explore themes of identity and belonging. Yiadom-Boakye has exhibited extensively internationally, and her work has been collected by major museums and galleries worldwide. She is also a recipient of multiple awards, including the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize in 2009. She currently lives and works in London.
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