Lubaina Himid

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‘Indefatigable, curious, 100% original’: female artists on Paula Rego
Her paintings frightened Lubaina Himid; she gave an indelible tutorial to Tacita Dean; and she changed Caroline Walker’s view of the world. Great women artists remember Rego, who died this week

Compiled by Hettie Judah

10, Jun, 2022 @4:06 PM

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‘They are totally smashing it!’ Bernardine Evaristo on the artistic triumph of older Black women
Artists, novelists, actors, poets: from the Venice Biennale to Bridgerton, Black women in their 50s and 60s are finally getting the recognition they deserve, says the pioneering Booker winner

Bernardine Evaristo

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Lubaina Himid review – a promise unfulfilled
Spectacle and passion feel strangely neutralised in this immersive retrospective from the engaging Turner prize-winner

Laura Cumming

28, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Lubaina Himid review – jolly postmodern pop art made me long for a slap in the face
Himid’s paintings, soundworks and sculptures are haunted by historical pain, fizzing with colour – and too polite by far

Jonathan Jones

23, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘I have always thought in conversations’: inside the art of Lubaina Himid
Chefs, tailors or architects: the pioneering artist talks us through the staged scenarios and snatched details that pepper her paintings

As told to Charlotte Higgins

20, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Lubaina Himid: ‘The beginning of my life was a terrible tragedy’
As the first Black woman – and the oldest person – ever to win the Turner, the artist reflects on being a trailblazer, and how her early life moulded her

Charlotte Higgins

20, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Fabergé’s trinkets, Frida Kahlo’s third eye and David Shrigley’s balls – the week in art
The V&A luxuriates in Russian craftsmanship, Lubaina Himid comes to Tate Modern, and Shrigley sets up a tennis ball exchange

Jonathan Jones

19, Nov, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Lubaina Himid: Tories should not meddle with museum boards
Turner prize-winning artist says independent thought and debate is vital at cultural institutions

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, Sep, 2021 @3:24 PM

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From Hokusai to Himid: the unmissable art and architecture of autumn 2021
Hokusai explodes into Britain, Sebastião Salgado paddles up the Amazon, Lubaina Himid gets a retrospective – and an eccentric postmodern bath finally opens to the public

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones , Oliver Wainwright and Sean O’Hagan

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Poet Slash Artist review – if this show is art’s future, it looks good to me
Home, Manchester
A show about the relationship between seeing and reading feels like a return to Romanticism – a belief in the passionate expression of the spirit

Jonathan Jones

02, Jul, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Honey, they shrunk the art … top artists create works for tiny gallery
Creative giants from Hirst to Hambling have produced masterpieces a few centimetres across for a scaled-down show

Vanessa Thorpe

28, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Frieze London 2019 review – gags, tapestry and hardcore ceramic panda sex
Regent’s Park, London
Dazzling colour radiates throughout the art fair this year, along with the scent of ayahuasca ceremonies and satirical pokes at the pretension – and aggressive fringes – of the art world

Hettie Judah

03, Oct, 2019 @1:15 PM

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