Old Boat, New Weather

Lubaina Himid (1954 - )

Screenprint

2021

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© Lubaina Himid - Commissioned by the Government Art Collection for The Robson Orr TenTen Award 2018, a GAC/Outset Annual Commission

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  • About the work
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    Country: Other
    City: at framer
  • 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 40 years, she has actively encouraged the promotion and support of the Black Arts Movement, particularly work by women. In the 1980s and ‘90s, she curated a number of important group exhibitions including ‘The Thin Black Line' (ICA, 1985) and 'Unrecorded Truths' (Elbow Room, 1986). Himid currently lives and works in Preston and is Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire. She is the winner of the 2017 Turner Prize. Selected solo exhibitions include: ‘Spotlights’, Tate Britain (2019); ‘The Grab Test’, Frans Hals Museum (2019); and ‘Work from Underneath’, New Museum (2019). In 2021 Himid will present a major monographic exhibition at Tate Modern, London.
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    Title
    Old Boat, New Weather
    Series Title
    TenTen
    Date
    2021
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 103cm; width 58.5cm
    Acquisition
    Commissioned by the Government Art Collection for The Robson Orr TenTen Award 2021, a GAC/Outset Annual Commission
    GAC number
    19016/7