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Material Matters: The art of Yinka Shonibare, MBE @ British Library

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Nelson's Ship in a Bottle - Yinka Shonibare, MBE

A few weeks ago I posted about the Art Fund’s campaign to bring Shonibare’s Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle to the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Money has been coming in at an encouraging rate, but more’s still needed, so if you’d like to support the campaign, a good way to do it is to attend this event at the British Library, where a panel of experts will be discussing Shonibare’s work.

Find out more about the event from the Stephen Friedman gallery page. There’s also loads more information, competitions, videos, you name it, on the campaign page.

Wednesday 15th February, 6.30-8

Tickets are £15 (£7.50 for students/concessions) and the price includes a glass of wine. To book, call 0844 415 4151.

The British Library Conference Centre
96 Euston Road, London

Author: africanartinlondon

Art from Africa, or by or about Africa or Africans, in London...

One thought on “Material Matters: The art of Yinka Shonibare, MBE @ British Library

  1. Wouldn’t it be simpler all round if he just gave the work. With bankers foregoing bonuses, it would seem public spirited if he gave a very substantial – at least 50% discount – setting an example to greedy aristocrats flogging their family masterpieces.

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