Digital Artwork - Last Supper Exploded by Yinka Shonibare

Last Supper Exploded is an animated work by Yinka Shonibare MBE. The work critiques the corruption and debauchery of the elite in an homage to Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. A knife severs the heads of the diners and blood runs down the screen in a dramatic climax. Click on the video below to preview this artwork and see the full effect of the animation. Once your order is received a gift card will be posted to you. For instructions on how to use this card to access your artwork and numbered certificate, please see below. Available in a digital edition of 500. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email mailorder@royalacademy.org.uk and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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Dimensions 16.7 x 12cm
Fabric & material Plastic/Card
Edition 500
SKU 02084641

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Yinka Shonibare MBE (b.1962) completed an MFA from Goldsmiths, University of London and is part of the Young British Artist (YBA) generation. Shonibare was born in London and lived in Lagos, Nigeria until the age of three. His work explores post-colonialism and globalisation, bringing to the foreground issue of race and class that are embedded in a long history of oppression. His work critically addresses the complex relationship between Africa and Europe from the times of slavery to the present.

In 2004, Shonibare was nominated for the Turner Prize and was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the same year. His works has been exhibited internationally including in Documenta 10, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Brooklyn Museum, New York; Smithsonian Institute, Washington, and many others. In 2010-12, Shonibare was commission by The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square to create Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle.

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