The British-Nigerian artist unveils the latest addition to his Wind Sculpture series of fiberglass sculptures. Resembling an untethered sail rippling in the breeze, the public work is hand-painted in the brilliant colors and patterns of batik textiles, and offers a metaphor for the diversity of identities found in social spaces.
Yinka Shonibare MBE, rendering of “Wind Sculpture (SG) I” (2018).
Photo: courtesy of Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) and James Cohan, New York. Image courtesy of Public Art Fund, NY.