ArtistLynette Yiadom-Boakye responds to questions from visitors to her 2022 exhibition at Tate Britain. How does she know when an artwork is finished? What music does she listen to while painting? And has her Ghanaian heritage influenced her work?
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is a British artist and writer acclaimed for her enigmatic portraits of fictitious people. Both familiar and mysterious, they invite viewers to project their own interpretations, and raise important questions of identity and representation.
See her exhibition at Tate Britain 24 November 2022 – 26 February 2023 tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/lynette-yiadom-boakye