Five Black Women

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Five Black Women was an exhibition at the Africa Centre, London, featuring the work of British artists Sonia Boyce, Lubaina Himid, Claudette Johnson, Houria Niati and Veronica Ryan held in 1983.[1][2] The exhibition was organised by Himid, the first of several "widely respected" exhibitions she organised featuring Black women artists.[3]


  1. ^ "Box 9 Contents – Press Releases 1983-89". Archive catalogue. Black Artists Archive Collection, Making Histories Visible at University of Central Lancashire. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ Arnold, Dana; Corbett, David Peters (2016). A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present. Wiley-Blackwell. p. 305. ISBN 1405136294.
  3. ^ "Lubaina Himid MBE". Retrieved 10 March 2016.

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