Michael Armitage

Michael Armitage is an artist. In 2020, he had a solo exhibition at the Norval Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa, and received the 6th Ruth Baumgarte Art Award. ‘Paradise Edict’, his solo exhibition at Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, is on view until 14 February and will tour to the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, from 13 March to 6 June. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya, and London.

With a new show, ‘Paradise Edict’ at the Haus der Kunst, Munich, Jane Ure-Smith chats to the artist about his influences and the power parallels between modern politics and historic Christian art

BY Jane Ure-Smith AND Michael Armitage |