The ‘useful’ museum: significant acquisitions of Black British artists for Middlesbrough Collection

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) acquires the work of four key British artists: Lubaina Himid, Chila Kumari Burman, Keith Piper and Stephen Willats.

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Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize 2017

The 2017 edition of the Turner Prize marks the first time that an older, woman artist of African origins has won in the award’s history.

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“The Place is Here”: UK-based black artists in the 1980s at South London Gallery and and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

“The Place is Here” features black artists based in the United Kingdom, exploring the cultural landscape of the 1980s. At South London Art Gallery and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art until 10 September 2017, the exhibition evokes some of the … Continue reading