Artist

Lubaina Himid

Born in Zanzibar, 1954 and lives in Preston, UK

Lubaina Himid
Lubaina Himid

Lubaina Himid studied Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Art and an M.A in Cultural History at the Royal College of Art. She is Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire. She makes paintings, prints, drawings and installations which celebrate Black creativity and the people of the African diaspora while challenging institutional invisibility. She references the slave industry and its legacies, and addresses the hidden and neglected cultural contribution made by real but forgotten people. She won the Turner Prize 2017

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Mixing It Up: Painting Today
An exhibition celebrating the diversity of painting in the UK
09 Sep 2021 - 12 Dec 2021
Hayward Gallery
London
Exhibitions
Unsettled Objects
An exhibition featuring major new acquisitions and rarely seen works from the Foundation's Collection; the artists and works on display explore the hidden stories behind art and its history
12 Mar 2021 - 15 Jun 2021
The Flying Saucer
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
Exhibitions
Turner Prize 2017
Every year the Turner Prize is awarded to an artist born, living or working in Britain, whose exhibition...
26 Sep 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
Ferens Art Gallery
United Kingdom
Exhibitions
Lubaina Himid: Work from Underneath
Turner Prize–winning British artist Lubaina Himid is having her first solo show in the US at the New...
26 Jun 2019 - 06 Oct 2019
New Museum
New York
Exhibitions
Lubaina Himid: Naming the Money
Winner of the Turner Prize 2017, Lubaina Himid is taking over CAPC’s large nave space with her iconic...
31 Oct 2019 - 23 Feb 2020
CAPC Contemporary Art Museum Bordeaux
France
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