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David Adjaye, Nicholas Logsdail, and Chris Ofili Among Order of the British Empire Honorees for 2017

After the recent opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, its architect, David Adjaye, will receive a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom as part of this year’s Order of the British Empire honorees, according to Javier Pes in the Art Newspaper. Don McCullin, the photographer who has documented conflicts in Cyprus, Vietnam, and Africa in the 1960s and 1970s and recently returned from Syria, will also receive a knighthood from the queen. Artist Chris Ofili is due to receive a CBE along with Jenny Waldman, the director of 14-18 Now, a cultural program fostering UK-wide artistic commemoration of the World War I.

The cofounder of Lisson Gallery, Nicholas Logsdail, and the artists Bob and Roberta Smith along with Ryan Gander will each be honored with an OBE for their services to the arts. Anna Wintour will also become a dame for her contributions to fashion and journalism.

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