Over the past decade, Himid has become a household name. In 2017, she won the Turner Prize and in 2018 she was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the arts. She has also been the subject of solo exhibitions at museums around the world, including The New Museum in New York, The Frans Hals Museum in The Netherlands and Spike Island in Bristol. In recent years, Himid’s work has seen a surge in demand at contemporary art fairs such as Art Basel.
This large-scale Tate Modern exhibition, opening in November 2021, brings together new work and selected highlights from across Himid’s influential career that reflect on her innovative approaches to painting and to social engagement. Inspired by her interest in theatre – Himid studied Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Arts before becoming an artist – the exhibition will unfold in a sequence of scenes designed to thrust visitors centre stage. It’s gratifying that Himid will finally receive such prestigious institutional recognition here in the UK.
|What||Lubaina Himid exhibition, Tate Modern|
|Where||Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Waterloo (underground)|
24 Nov 21 – 22 May 22, Times vary
|Website||Click here for more information and to book|