"The Confession," detail (2007)

"The Confession," detail, 2007
Two life-size mannequins, Dutch wax printed cotton, shoes, coir, matting, artificial silk flowers, and mixed media, dimensions variable, 62 1/5 x 70 1/10 x 66 9/10 inches
Commissioned by the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
Installation view at Jardin d’Amour, Musée du Quai Branly, 2007
Photo by Patrick Gries for the Musée du Quai Branly
© Yinka Shonibare MBE
Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

"My job is to challenge the status quo, constantly looking at it from a different angle. Some people call it thinking outside the box. And that’s what interests me."

-Yinka Shonibare MBE