Lynette Yiadom Boakye: NextGen Artist Monitor – January 2021
- Analyst: James Cocksey
- Pages: 6
- Access: Tracker
British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (b. 1977, London) is acclaimed for her enigmatic portraits of fictitious people that exist outside of specific times and places. Created from found images and her own imagination, Yiadom-Boakye’s paintings raise questions of identity and representation and invite the viewers to project their own interpretations. Currently based in London, she attended Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London (1996-1997), Falmouth School of Art (1997-2000) and the Royal Academy Schools in London (2000-2003).
This new artist report from ArtTactic takes a closer look at Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s market and the eco-system supporting her, bringing together biographical data, auction analysis and expert opinions.