AFRICAN RENAISSANCE by OFIR IVGI, alumna FASHION DESIGN BDES, SHENKAR - My Final Collection is called African renaissance and my inspiration came from the works of the Afro-American artist, of Nigerian origin, Kehinde Wiley. In his works the artist uses the character of the Afro-American Harlem Street male and presents him in historical art positions from the renaissance art, through which you can see also his Nigerian roots influences.
"Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps" by Kehinde Wiley. oil on canvas. Rifs on the Jacques-Louis David paintings of Napoleon Bonaparte Crossing the Alps. Wiley's version is In the collection of Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY.