Online event Talk

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye with Thelma Golden

A painting by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, depicting two Black children playing on a rocky beach, under a grey sky. One child wears a navy dress and the other an orange skirt and white top: both have their hair in buns, tied in ribbons.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Condor And The Mole 2011, Arts Council Collection (London, UK) © Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Join artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye for this exclusive live online event

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

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

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.

Online Event

Due to overwhelming demand, we will now be live streaming the event on YouTube. To tune in, visit the Tate Talks channel. Booking is no longer required.

Date & Time

29 March 2021 at 18.30–20.00

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