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Annoyed Radha with Her Friends, 2010    Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley (American, b. Annoyed Ragha with Her Friends, Oil on canvas in artist’s carved wood frame, 268 x 207 cm.

∆ Kehinde Wiley | Portraiture, World Traveler  Mr. Custom Suit

Barack Obama the former United State President has chosen NigerianNew York-based artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official presidential portrait. While making the announcement the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery said Wiley is an exciting choice for

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Kehinde Wiley Marechal Floriano Peixoto (From the World Stage: Brazil Series), 2009

Kehinde Wiley - Figurative & Rococo Painting - Urban Renaissance

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Art Classroom: Artist of the Month {September}

Kehinde Wiley b:1977 Los Angeles, CA based in NYC

African-American Artist Kehinde Wiley Tells GQ “The History Of Art Has Ignored Black Faces,” His Quest To Change All That And Why He Ignored Michael Jackson’s Initial Requests

One of my all time favorites. Saw him at the spectrum, a tiny club in Federal way when he was promoting his first album {mid-late 80's}. incredible, and I still love Bronx Style Bob the true player trying to pick up ladies during the show.

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Ice T Kehinde Wiley, 2005 Oil on canvas x cm x 72 in) Private collection, courtesy Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Kehinde Wiley’s Muses As They First Appeared, On Canvas, In 2012. Dacia Carter and Khalidiah Asante.  Photo: Jason Wyche/Courtesy of Sean Kelly, New York

Kehinde Wiley’s Muses As They First Appeared, on Canvas, In 2012

KEHINDE WILEY The Two Sisters, 2012 oil on linen painting: 96 x 72 inches x cm) framed: 106 x 82 inches x cm) © Kehinde Wiley

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

This image shows some detail from "Mary Comforter of the Afflicted," a stained-glass portrait by Kehinde Wiley. Credit: Courtesy of Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley (born 1977) is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary urban African, African-American, Afro-Brazilian, Indian and Ethiopian-Jewish men in heroic poses.

"Kehinde Wiley (born is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary urban African, African-American, Afro-Brazilian, Indian and Ethiopian-Jewish men in heroic poses.

"the aim of every artist is to arrest motion…" -Faulkner

Image of a powerful woman posing in the style of Saint John the Baptist at Seattle Art Museum, Feb.

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 -- this was featured in Empire

"Black Light" photo book Kehinde Wiley | Design Scene - Fashion, Photography, Style & Design

"Black Light" photo book Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley portrait After Sir Joshua Reynolds' "Portrait of Samuel Johnson", 2009 Archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle fine art paper x

Kehinde Wiley, Alston Sajery, After Hans Holbein the Youngers Portrait of Simon George, Black Light series, Photograph 2009.

Alston Sajery, After Hans Holbein the Youngers Portrait of Simon George, Black Light series, Photograph 2009 by Kehinde Wiley

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Kehinde Wiley Self portrait . african american artist who does .

nakimuli:  love kehinde’s work. ____________________________________________________ buttahlove:  blackgirlphresh:  kehinde wiley is the truth.   One of my favorite artists.

nakimuli: love kehinde’s work. ____________________________________________________ buttahlove: blackgirlphresh: kehinde wiley is the truth. One of my favorite artists.

Kehinde Wiley's work reimagines Western conventions in art history and gives a voice to black men and women who have otherwise appeared underrepresented in museums and on gallery walls.  By replacing the wealthy European aristocrats with contemporary black subjects, Kehinde Wiley asks viewers to question how images affect our ideas of identity and culture. http://www.buzzfeed.com/gabrielsanchez/gorgeous-paintings-reimagine-art-history-and-race#.rrvoPvzoM

Artist Blends Hip-Hop With Renaissance To Make Beautiful Art

Kehinde Wiley, Shantavia Beale II, (Photo: Jason Wyche courtesy Sean Kelly, New York, via the Brooklyn Museum. Kehinde Wiley will receive the US State…

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