The sweet sharp taste of limes

Lubaina Himid (1954 - )

Giclée print on paper

2018

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Other
    City: storage
  • About the artist
    Born in Zanzibar in 1954, Lubaina Himid moved to the UK as a child, where she studied Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Art and Cultural History at the Royal College of Art. For over 30 years, she has actively encouraged the promotion and support of the Black Arts Movement, particularly of women artists. In the 1980s and ‘90s, she organised several important group exhibitions including 'The Thin Black Line' (ICA, 1985) and 'Unrecorded Truths' (Elbow Room, 1986). She is Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. Himid won the Turner Prize in 2017.
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  • Details
    Title
    The sweet sharp taste of limes
    Edition
    Number 21 in an edition of 50
    Date
    2018
    Medium
    Giclée print on paper
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Chisenhale Gallery, January 2019
    Provenance
    Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 2019
    GAC number
    18784