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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Red Kite, 2016

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Etching on hard ground copper plate, on Somerset soft White 300 gm Velvet paper
40 x 30 cm (15 3/4 x 12 ins)
Edition 35/5 AP/2 PP signed and numbered

A fictional portrait of someone we might have known.


“Yiadom-Boakye does not paint real people, but her imaginary sitters epitomize the rich vocabularies of movement and gesture that have saturated black avant-gardism’s artistic and literary traditions.” —Rizvana Bradley, Parkett 99