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Yinka Shonibare MBE's Critiques of Empire and His Reception in Four Transnational Case Studies

@inproceedings{Wild2017YinkaSM,
  title={Yinka Shonibare MBE's Critiques of Empire and His Reception in Four Transnational Case Studies},
  author={J. Wild},
  year={2017}
}
In the wake of art history’s “global turn”, the installation art of Yinka Shonibare MBE has obtained vast visibility in the established centers of contemporary cultural practice in Europe and beyond. Shonibare is best known for his tableau vivant installations of mannequins that reenact canonized paintings and historical events culled from European modernity. Dressed in deceptively “African” Dutch Wax fabrics, Shonibare’s phenotypically ambiguous and headless mannequins ensnare audiences with a… Expand

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