• Lynette Yiadom Boakye - The Elephant, 2014 postcard
  • Lynette Yiadom Boakye - The Elephant, 2014 postcard

Lynette Yiadom Boakye - The Elephant, 2014 postcard

11.5 x 16 cm
4.5 x 6.3 inches

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is a British artist of Ghanaian descent whose paintings explore themes of identity, representation, and the construction of narratives. Born in 1977 in London, Yiadom-Boakye creates enigmatic and compelling portraits of fictional black figures. Her paintings depict individuals who are often caught in contemplative or introspective moments, inviting viewers to engage with their stories and create their own interpretations. Through her loose brushwork and skillful use of color and light, Yiadom-Boakye captures a sense of presence and depth in her subjects. Her works challenge traditional notions of portraiture and address the absence of black figures in historical art, offering a reimagined and empowered perspective. Yiadom-Boakye has received widespread recognition for her art, with her works exhibited in major galleries and museums internationally, solidifying her position as a significant contemporary artist.

Regular price ¥3,000