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Kimathi Donkor @ Iniva, Rivington Place

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When Shall We 3? (Scenes from the life of Njinga Mbandi) (2010) – Kimathi Donkor

Better late than never: I’m slow off the mark with this one, but there’s an intriguing sounding exhibition on at Iniva at the moment called Queens of the Undead, featuring large-scale paintings by artist Kimathi Donkor.

The ‘queens’ in question are heroic women from the history of Africa and its diasporas, whom Donkor celebrates in works which reflect on ‘the undead glory of charismatic black women who each helped define the modern world’. These new commissions are shown alongside earlier works which create thematic dialogues with Western oil painting. 

The show continues until 24th November.

Opening hours: Tues-Fri, 11.00-18.00 (Thurs until 21.00), Sat, 12.00-18.00

Rivington Place

Author: africanartinlondon

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

One thought on “Kimathi Donkor @ Iniva, Rivington Place

  1. Call for traditional figurative painters and contemporary London based fine artists.

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