Wednesday, 25 September 2013

From Nelson's bottled 'Ship', Shonibare steps up the mocking with 'Death of Chatterton'



Master satirist, Shonibare’s homage to the Death of Chatterton, by Henry Wallis. PIC: BY HUGO GLENDINNING.
For Yinka Shonibare {MBE} and Greenwich's Royal Museums, the ‘romance’ continues after  the artist’s celebrated sculpture Nelson’s Ship in A Bottle {2010}got a permanent space at the National Maritime Museum: a mini art exhibition of Shonibare is holding at the Greenwich museum as the artist stresses his status as a master satirist.

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