Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

born 1977

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, ‘The Generosity’ 2010
The Generosity 2010
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Biography

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (born 1977) is a British painter and writer. She is best known for her portraits of fictitious subjects painted in muted colors. Her work has contributed to the renaissance in painting the black figure.

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Artworks

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye The Generosity

2010

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye 10pm Saturday

2012

Film and audio

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Studio visit

A snapshot of the artist in her studio

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