LUBAINA HIMID in Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present | Feb 7 – June 11
Man in a Map Drawer, 2022
Acrylic and charcoal on found wooden drawer
27 x 15 3/4 x 7 inches (68.70 x 40 x 17.70 cm)
Lubaina Himid, CBE, lives and works in Preston, England, and is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Central Lancashire. Her work is included in the Sharjah Biennial, on view through June 11, and a solo exhibition will open at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, East Sussex this summer. She will be the 2024 recipient of the Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize, with related solo exhibitions at The Contemporary Austin and the FLAG Art Foundation, New York.
Himid was awarded the Turner Prize in 2017, and was the subject of a major survey at Tate Modern in 2021-22. Other recent solo exhibitions include Hollybush Gardens (2022, 2019, 2018, 2103); Tate Britain, London (2019); Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands (2019); CAPC Bordeaux, France (2019); New Museum, New York (2019); Spike Island, Bristol, UK (2017); and Modern Art Oxford (2017). Her work is in the collections of Museum Ludwig, Cologne; National Museums, Liverpool; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Tate, London; and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, among others.
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