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 (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