Published by Koenig Books. Foreword by Julia Peyton-Jones, Hans Ulrich Obrist. Text by Amira Gad, Hilton Als, Glenn Ligon.
The oil portraits of London-based artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (born 1977) depict characters who exist outside of a specific time and place. Typically completed in just one day, her pieces feature predominantly black subjects situated on ambiguous, sparse backgrounds. This is her first monograph.