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Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley( )
Contribution by: Hobbs, Robert
Golden, Thelma
Lewis, Sarah E.
Halley, Peter
Wiley, Kehinde
Jackson, Brian Keith
Publication Date:May 2012
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Known for his oversize paintings of contemporary African-Americans in heroic poses inspired by the great history and portrait painters of the past, Kehinde Wiley's clever and ironic "reversals" have provided rich commentary on the nature of race and power in our society. His work began primarily from photographs he took of young men on the street in Harlem that he remixed with a fusion of historic painting styles, including elements of the French rococo. As rich visually as it is...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Art / Subjects & Themes / Portraits
Art / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.75 x 12.88 x 1.12 Inches
Book Weight:4.388 Pounds
Author Biography
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Jackson lives in Harlem.

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