Yinka Shonibare MBE

Yinka Shonibare MBE (HM23NL)

Location: Washington, DC 20560
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N 38° 53.276', W 77° 1.548'

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Yinka Shonibare MBE
b. 1962, England
Wind Sculpture VII
Steel armature with hand-painted fiberglass resin cast and gold leave

National Museum of African Art, museum purchase with funds from Amelia Quist-Ogunlesi and Adebayo Ogunlesi, and the Sakana Foundation, 2016-11-1
Installed in collaboration with Smithsonian Gardens

Like a ship's sail, Wind Sculpture VII appears to blow in the wind. Its vibrant pattern refers to textiles based on Indonesian batiks, produced in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and closely tied to African Identity. Learn more inside or visit africa.si.edu/windsculpture

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HM NumberHM23NL
Placed ByNational Museum of African Art
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 10:04am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324298 N 4306291
Decimal Degrees38.88793333, -77.02580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.276', W 77° 1.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 16.56" N, 77° 1' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 950 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 20560, US
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