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!

“Sexuality and Race” The Art of Kehinde Wiley

“Sexuality and Race” The Art of Kehinde Wiley

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.

Princess Victoire of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 2012 Oil on linen 96" x 72"  -Kehinde Wiley Studio

Princess Victoire of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 2012 Oil on linen 96" x 72" -Kehinde Wiley Studio

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

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

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

Kehinde Wiley’s “Bound” (2014), on display as part of “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” at the Brooklyn Museum

Kehinde Wiley’s “Bound” (2014), on display as part of “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” at the Brooklyn Museum

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