"Colonel Tarleton and Mrs Oswald Shooting" (2007)

"Colonel Tarleton and Mrs Oswald Shooting," 2007
Two life-size mannequins, Dutch was printed cotton, guns, and mixed media, dimensions variable; Colonel Tarleton on plinth: 153 1/5 x 75 3/5 x 59 4/5 inches overall, Mrs Oswald on plinth: 154 7/10 x 75 3/5 x 69 4/5 inches overall
Photo by Stephen White
© Yinka Shonibare MBE
Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

"Politics is really about lifestyle and personal identity. So it’s about looking around me and looking at the kinds of disadvantages that people who look like me have."

-Yinka Shonibare MBE