According to Wikipedia, it is dedicated to introducing new art and new ideas, by artists who have not yet received much exposure or recognition. Ever since it was founded, the museum has taken on the mission of challenging the stiff institutionalization of the art museum. It continues to bring fresh air into the art world, connects with the general public and works to be free of elitist associations.
Yiadom-Boakye was a finalist for the Turner Prize, 2013. For this solo show, titled Under-Song for a Cipher, the artist created seventeen new works in oil.