Kehinde Wiley: Shantavia Beale II | February 20–May 24, 2015 | Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor

Kehinde Wiley: Shantavia Beale II | February 20–May 24, 2015 | Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor

Kehinde Wiley make such MAGNIFICENT paintings - they're HUGE and the patterned backgrounds are amazing!

Kehinde Wiley make such MAGNIFICENT paintings - they're HUGE and the patterned backgrounds are amazing!

Kehinde Wiley-hot-wires the studied attitudes and dramatic backdrops of Old Master portraits with a Day-Glo palette and a hip-hop sensibility, creating a radical artistic mash-up that has been praised as hip, provocative, and technically brilliant.

Kehinde Wiley-hot-wires the studied attitudes and dramatic backdrops of Old Master portraits with a Day-Glo palette and a hip-hop sensibility, creating a radical artistic mash-up that has been praised as hip, provocative, and technically brilliant.

“Sexuality and Race” The Art of Kehinde Wiley

“Sexuality and Race” The Art of Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley (Los Angeles, 1977 - ) Le Roi à la Chasse [The King at the Hunt] 2006 century cm x cm x cm in. x 82 in. x 5 in.) Medium and Support: Oil on canvas Credit Line: Promised gift of Julie Blakeslee and John Thornton, 2006

*background......................................................................................kehinde wiley

*background......................................................................................kehinde wiley

Terence Nance III by Kehinde Wiley. The 10 American Contemporary Artists You Should Know on TheCultureTrip.com. Click the image to read the article. (Image via kehindewiley.com).

The 10 American Contemporary Artists You Should Know

Terence Nance III by Kehinde Wiley. The 10 American Contemporary Artists You Should Know on TheCultureTrip.com. Click the image to read the article. (Image via kehindewiley.com).

Award winning painter Kehinde Wiley to debut new stained glass exhibition at Le Petit Palais in Paris - AFROPUNK

Award winning painter Kehinde Wiley to debut new stained glass exhibition at Le Petit Palais in Paris - AFROPUNK

Kehinde Wiley - Contemporary Artist - Figurative & Rococo Painting - Urban Renaissance

You can see the Kehinde Wiley painting featured on 'Empire' at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Kehinde Wiley - Contemporary Artist - Figurative & Rococo Painting - Urban Renaissance

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