As Tate Britain presents the first major survey of the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, this is a unique opportunity to hear the artist discuss her practice. Yiadom-Boakye will be in conversation with Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City. The event will be introduced by Maria Balshaw, Director of Tate.
This event includes BSL interpretation.
Supported by Denise Coates Foundation
Tate Collective is supported by Jean and Melanie Salata with additional support from Garfield Weston Foundation, The Rothschild Foundation, and Tate Patrons
Lynette Yiadom–Boakye is a British artist and writer acclaimed for her enigmatic portraits of fictitious people. Yiadom–Boakye was awarded the prestigious Carnegie Prize in 2018 and was the 2012 recipient of the Pinchuk Foundation Future Generation Prize. She was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2013.
Thelma Golden is Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, where she began her career in 1987 before joining the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1988. She returned to the Studio Museum in 2000 as Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs. In 2005 she was named Director and Chief Curator.