Yinka Shonibare, MBE

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Ladies), 2006. Two mannequins, two guns, Dutch, wax printed cotton textile, shoes, leather riding boots, plinth, 93 1/2 x 63 x 48 inches

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Water, 2010. Mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, Leather and wood, 56 1/4 x 29 1/2 x 35 5/8 inches.

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Fire, 2010. Mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, leather, wood, brass, lamp stand, glass lamp shade, circuit board, and LED. 72 1/2 x 43 1/4 x 27 1/2 in; Baseplate 9 1/4 x 43 1/4 x 27 1/2 in.

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Girl on Flying Machine, 2008. Mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton, steel, rubber and aluminum. Mannequin: Approximately 39.4 x 23.6 x 21.7 inches. Flying Machine: 65 x 22 x 31.5 inches.

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, The Age of Enlightenment - Immanuel Kant, 2008. Life-size fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton, mixed media. Figure: 29 1/2 x 41 x 31 1/2 inches. Plinth: 7' 4 1/2" x 6' 10 1/2" x 6"

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, The Age of Enlightenment - Adam Smith, 2008. Life-size fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton, mixed media. Figure: 70 x 43 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches, Plinth: 4' 11" x 5' 7" x 5"

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Fake Death Picture (The Suicide - Manet) 2011. Digital chromogenic print, Framed: 58 1/2 x 71 1/4 inches

Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Fake Death Picture (The Death of Chatterton - Henry Wallis) 2011. Digital chromogenic print Framed: 58 5/8 x 71 1/4 in.

Two images above courtesy Yinka Shonibare, MBE: Addio del Passato at James Cohan Gallery, New York, closing this week.

Additional images courtesy Yinka Shonibare, MBE.com.

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