Kehinde Wiley

Born: 1977 in Los Angeles, USA
Lives and works in New York and Beijing


Education

2001
MFA, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, USA

1999
BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2017
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
An Economy of Grace, Sean Kelly, New York, USA

2016
Lamentation, Petit Palais, Paris, France

2015-2017
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA; travels to Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio.

2014
Kehinde Wiley: Memling, Taft Museum, Ohio, USA
Arts For All: Kehinde Wiley, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Florida, USA
The World Stage: Haiti, Roberts and Tilton, California, USA

2013
Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: Jamaica, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
The World Stage Israel, Boise Art Museum, Boise, USA
Kehinde Wiley: Memling, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
The World Stage: Israel, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, USA

2012
The World Stage: Israel, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
An Economy of Grace, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
The World Stage: France, 1880-1960, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

2011
The World Stage: Israel, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
Kehinde Wiley: Selected Works, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, USA

2010
The World Stage: India-Sri Lanka, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Legends of Unity World Cup 2010 PUMA, Apparel Design Gallery, Berlin, Germany; Topographie de l'Arte, Paris, France; Deitch Projects, New York, USA; Elms Lesters, London, England; UCCA, Beijing, China

2009
The World Stage: Brazil, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas, USA

2008
The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA Down, Deitch Projects, New York, USA
Focus: Kehinde Wiley, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA

2007
Kehinde Wiley, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA
The World Stage: China, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Milwaukee, USA

2006
Scenic, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Columbus, Roberts & Tilton, California, USA; touring to Museum of Art, Ohio, USA;
Kehinde Wiley, Sorry, We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium

2005
Rumors of War, Deitch Projects, New York, USA
White, Conner Contemporary, Washington, USA
Bound - Kehinde Wiley Paintings, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, USA

2004
Passing/Posing The Paintings of Kehinde Wiley, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Easter Realness, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA

2003
Faux/Real, Deitch Projects, New York, USA
Pictures at an Exhibition, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, USA

2002
Passing/Posing, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017
30 Americans, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Africa Pop Studio, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA
Harlem: Found Ways, The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art,
Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA
The Human Form, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

2016
Making and Unmaking curated by Duro Olowu, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
30 Americans, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA
Remix, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
You go to my head, Galerie Templon, Paris, France
The Human Form, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemseigger Collection of Contemporary Art, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Framing Beauty, The Grundwald Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana
Turn the Page, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Versus Rodin: Bodies across space and time, The Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2015-2016
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; travels Ohio State University Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio; Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York; Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA
30 Americans, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, USA

2015
Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, USA
Hip-Hop, Du Bronx Aux Rues Arabes, L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
Black SoCal: Art in Practice in an Evolving Landscape, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2014-2015
Africa Now - Political Patterns, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
San Diego Collects, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
The Inverted Worlds, BPS22, Charleroi, Belgium

2014
Aspects of the Self: Portraits of Our Times, Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA
Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Somos Libres II, Pinacoteca Gianni e Largella Agnello, Turino, Italy
Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day, Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico
Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA
Face to Face, Wall to Wall, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana, USA
Black Eye, Black Eye Art, New York, USA

2013
Masculino/Masculino. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
Eye to I... 3,000 years of Portraits, Katonah Museum of Art, New York, USA
Adventures of Truth, Painting and Philosophy: A Narrative, Maeght Foundation, Saint-aul de Vence, France
Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, USA
30 Americans, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA

2012
Looped, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, USA
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection, Red Line Gallery, Denver, USA
The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, USA
30 Americans, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
All I Want is a Picture of You, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
BAILA con Duende, Watts Towers Arts Center and Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center Campus, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Collection, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA
Fresh Paint, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway

2011
Parallel Perceptions, NYC Opera, New York, New York, USA
Who, What, Wear: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, USA
Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, USA
Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Broad Contemporary Art Museum (BCAM) at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (LACMA) Los Angeles, USA
Beyond Bling: Voices of Hip-Hop in Art, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, USA
For a Long Time, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
RE-Envisioning the Baroque, I.D.E.A. at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, USA
2010
Size Does Matter, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA
Passion Fruits, Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
The Global Africa Project Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Personal Identities: Contemporary Portraits, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Sonoma, USA
Pattern ID, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, USA
Wild Thing, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
Summer Surprises, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Individual to Icon: Portraits of the Famous and Almost Famous from Folk Art to Facebook, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
Searching for the Heart of Black Identity: Art and the Contemporary African American Experience, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, USA
The Gleaners: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Sarah and Jim Taylor, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, USA
From Then to Now: Masterworks Contemporary African American Art, Curated by Margo Ann Crutchfield, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA

2009
Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820-2009, National Academy Museum, New York, USA
Creating Identity: Portraits Today, 21C Museum, Louisville, USA
Enchantment, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, USA
Other People: Portraits from Grunwald and Hammer Collections, Curated by Cindy Burlingham and Gary Garrels, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

2008
Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
21: Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture, Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, USA
Selected Drawings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA

2008- 2014
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida, USA; toured to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, USA; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, USA and Ingram Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

2007
New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, USA
Crossing the Line: African American Artists in the Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Jr. Collection, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Orlando, Florida, USA
Commemorating 30 Years (1976 - 2007): Part Three (1991 - 2007), Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
The Blake Byrne Collection, The Nasher Museum of Contemporary Art, Duke University, Durham, USA
Down, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, USA

2006
Do Not Stack, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, California, USA
Black Alphabet: ConTEXTS of Contemporary African-American Art, Zacheta, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Down By Law, Wrong Gallery at the Sondra Gilman Gallery, Whitney Museum, New York, USA
Hangar-7 Edition 4, Salzburg Airport, Salzburg, Austria
Redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA
Relics and Remnants, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, New York, USA

2005
Maximum Flavor, ACA Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, USA
Neo-Baroque, Tema Celeste, Verona, Italy
Neovernacular, Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Kehinde Wiley/Sabeen Raja: New Paintings, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, USA

2004
Eye of the Needle, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, USA
Glory, Glamour & Gold, The Proposition, New York, USA
She's Come Undone, Greenberg Van Doren, New York, USA
The New York Mets and Our National Pastime, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, USA
Beauty, Kravets + Wehby, New York, USA
African American Artists in Los Angeles, A Survey Exhibition: Fade, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles, USA

2003
Peripheries Become the Center, Prague Biennale 1, Galleria Nazionale Veletrzni Palac Dukelskych Hrdinu 47, Prague, Czech Republic
Superreal, Marella, Milan, Italy
New Wave, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, USA
Re: Figure, College of DuPage, The Guhlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn, USA

2002
Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, New York, USA
Mass Appeal, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada
Ironic/ Iconic, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA
Black Romantic, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA

2001
It's Bigger Than Hip Hop, Rush Arts, New York, USA


Special Projects

2014
Iconic, Presented by Sean Kelly at the 26th Annual ADAA Show
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace film premier at the Reel Artists Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
FIFA World Cup Brazil Official Art Print Edition

2011
Art Production Fund, New York City Taxicab Project, USA
Parallel Perceptions, New York City Opera Project, USA

2010
Puma World Cup Project Character Approved, USA Network
Character Approved, USA Network

2006
Nike Billboard Project, Los Angeles, USA

2005
VH1 Hip Hop Honors Awards, (VH1 commissioned Kehinde Wiley to paint portraits of all the 2005 Art of Hip-Hop Honorees. Wiley met with the featured rappers and director John Singleton before painting his subjects).
Infiniti in Black, automobile national ad campaign (commercials and print
BET Awards, (Kehinde Wiley's ‘Entry of Paris of the Dauphin', used for the BET awards show program).


Bibliography (selected)

2015
The Exquisite Dissonance of Kehinde Wiley, NPR , 22 May
Irwin, Demetria, Black art and the white gaze at the Brooklyn Museum, Amsterdam News, 7 May
Cousins-Newton, Linda, A Few Steps to Massive BK Culture, The Brooklyn Reader, 12 March
Mohammad, Sehba, 5 Things You Didn't Know About Kehinde Wiley, Flavorpill, 20 February
Smith, Roberta, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic at the Brooklyn Museum, NY Arts Magazine, 19 February
Savitskaya, Anna, "I try to create a place of disorientation" - interview with Kehinde Wiley, Art Dependence, 16 February
Kehinde Wiley Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum Challenges Ideals of Race, Gender and the Politics of Representation, The Brooklyn Reader, 5 February
Solomon, Deborah, Kehinde Wiley Puts a Classical Spin on His Contemporary Subjects, The New York Times, 28 January

2014
Solomon, Deborah, A New Royalty: Kehinde Wiley Puts a Classical Spin on His Contemporary Subjects, New York Times, 1 February 2015, p. AR1
Kehinde Wiley Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum Challenges Ideals of Race, Gender and the Politics of Representation, The Brooklyn Reader, 5 February
2015
Kutner, Max, Heroes and Men, Smithsonian, February 2015, pp. 14-15.
Stillman, Nick, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, Brooklyn Museum, February 13 - May 24, Curated by Eugenie Tsai, Artforum, January 2015, p. 121.
Feeney, Nolan, A Hero's Welcome, Time Magazine, vol. 185, 22 January 2015.

2013
Luke, Ben, Kehinde Wiley on his first UK solo show for Frieze week, Evening Standard, 11 October George, Kendall, Kehinde Wiley's The World Stage: Israel, SFAQ International Arts and Culture, 19 February
Chun, Kimberly, Kehinde Wiley brings ‘World Stage' to SF, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 February Frock, Christian L., Background Considerations: Kehinde Wiley at Contemporary Jewish Museum, KQED, 17 February
Mason, Wyatt, Kehinde the First, GQ Magazine, 232, April
Crow, Kelly, A Creative New Frame Game, The Wall Street Journal, 8 Marc,
G.M., The Portraits of Kehinde Wiley, The Black Diaspora, via Israel, The Economist, 18 February Crenn, Julie, Kehinde Wiley, Art Press, January, p.28

2012
Schwendener, Martha, The Diaspora is Remixed, The New York Times, 23 March
Reilly, Andrew, Kehinde Wiley's ‘The World Stage: Israel, On View At The Jewish Museum, The Huffington Post, 5 March
Kehinde's Israeli Initiative, The Art Newspaper, 17 January
Lala, Kisa, Kehinde Wiley on The World Stage: A Conversation With the Artist, The Huffington Post, 16 April
Hassan, Sarah, The Head Must be Proud, Artwrit, April
O'Rourke, Meghan, Kehinde Wiley, Wall Street Journal Magazine, May, pp. 25-28.
Beam, Christopher, Outsource to China, New York Magazine, 30 April, pp. 48-50, 116
Malick, Courtney, Economics 101: Kehinde Wiley, V Magazine, 21 May
Delos, Soline, Expo African Kings, Elle, 12 December, p.48
Jeong, Sarah, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris - L'histoire de l'art dans la rue, Beaux Arts Magazine, November, p.170
Guilleminot, Adrien, Kehinde Wiley, Arts Magazine, November, p.54
Rachline, Sonia, Portraits prodigies, Vogue, October, p.126

2011
Landi, Ann, In with the Old, Art News, September, pp. 84-89
Vogel, Carol, A Painting That Begat a Whole Show, The New York Times, 16 September Sánchez-Del-Valle, Carmina, Digital Craft, Design and the Work of Lawrence Sass, The International Review of African American Art Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 37-40
First, Danny, Danny First on Kehinde Wiley, Art Ltd. September/October, p. 78
Williams, Maxwell, Kehinde Wiley: The Transcontinental Breadth of a Contemporary Master, Flaunt Magazine Issue 114, pp. 132-137, Cover and Feature
Finkel, Jori, Kehinde Wiley Paints A Diverse Israel, Los Angeles Times, 9 April, D14
Frank, Peter, Kehinde Wiley, Huffington Post, 27 May
Leib, R, Go See- Los Angeles: Kehinde Wiley ‘The World Stage: Israeli, Art Observed, 17 May
Meers, Carolyn, Calendar May 2011 The World Stage: Israel, Angeleno, May, p. 28
Dambrot, Shana Nys, For Art Thou, Culver City, LA Weekly, 8 April, pp. 34-35
Laster, Paul, Kehinde Wiley Asks: ‘What Does An Israeli Even Look Like?, Flavorpill, 19 April
Righthand, Jess, Kehinde Wiley: From Personal to Global, The Washington Post, 15 April
Reese, Gregg, Artist Kehinde Wiley: A Master with Street Cred, Our Weekly, 14 April
Siegal, Daniel, The Agenda: Kehinde Wiley Art Talk @ LACMA, Brand X, 7 April
Rus, Mayer, Culture(d) Kehinde Wiley from the Holyland, Los Angeles Times Magazine, 3 April, p. 16
Rao, Priya, Hailing Artworks on the Avenue, The Wall Street Journal, 8 January
Profiles: 33 artists, The Art Economist, January, p. 29, 63

2010
Schwager, Michael, Personal Identities/Contemporary Portraits, University Art Gallery Sonoma State University, November/December
Schuster, Dana, A-List Artist, New York Post, 29 December
Siverio, Ida, Kehinde's R-evolution, October, pp. 24-27
Watson, Simon, Kehinde Wiley, Whitewall Fall 2010, pp. 119-123
Halperin, Julia, Kehinde Wiley Now Represented in New York by Sean Kelly Gallery, New York Observer, 17 September
Jackson, Brian Keith, A World Stage, Juxtaposed: Kehinde Wiley Between Africa and China, Leap No. 03, pp. 86-93
PAFA's Summer Surprises and More, SanArt, 1 August
Feldman, Melissa, World Cup Chic | Kehinde Wiley's Fancy Footwork, New York Times Magazine, 2 June
Loszach, Fabien, Bling-Bling, Everytime I Come Around, Esse Arts + Opinions, No. 69, Spring/Summer
Badinella, Chiara and Fabrizio Affronti, Grandi Maestri, Fonte Perenne, La Casana No. 1, January- March, pp. 26-29
100 Artisti da Scommetterci / 100 Artists to Bet On, Arte Magazine, Milan, Italy, August, pp. 120-140 Hunt, Kena and Watson, Simon, Kehinde Wiley, Vogue Italia, October
Dreyfuss, Joel, Meet the Root 100, 2010 Edition, The Root unveils its latest list of young African- American pace setters and game changers, The Root, 10 October
Garfield, Joey, Kehinde Wiley, Juxtapoz January, pp. 46-61,
Karcher, Eva, The Colours of Africa: Art Beyond the Primitive, The Mini International Vol.34, Issue 2, pp. 36-41
Krentcil, Faran, First Look: Puma Africa, Nylon Magazine, 16 March

2009
Thompson, Krista, The Sound of Light: Reflections on Art History in the Visual Culture of Hip-Hop, The Art Bulletin Vol. XCI, No. 4, December, pp. 481-505
Jackson, Brian Keith and Kimberely Cleveland, Ph.D, Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage Brazil, Culver City, Roberts & Tilton
Out 100: The Class of 2009, Out Magazine December /January
PUMA's Kehinde Wiley Boot, Soccer365.com, 24 November
Picard, Charmaine, The Work the King of Pop Commissioned but Never Saw, The Art Newspaper, 2 December
Robinson, Walter, Weekend Update, Artnet, 4 September
Harp, Grady, The Portraiture of Kehinde Wiley: Celebrating the African American Male, Oranges & Sardines August, pp. 98-100
Ramirez, Loreto, Kehinde Wiley-Barroco Urbano, la Nueva Masculinidad, Arte Al Limite, July-August pp. 70-75
Johnson, Ken, The Human Figure, Dressed Up, Down And Often Not at All, The New York Times Wednesday, 22 July, C6
Rudick, Nicole, Black Light by Kehinde Wiley, Essays by Brian Keith Jackson and Krista A. Thompson, Bookforum Vol. 16, Issue 2, June/July/August, p. 54
Neto, Artur Maioli, Kehinde Wiley, More Magazine June/July, p. 76
Lockhart, Donatella, Kehinde Wiley: Hedonista Actitud, Casas & Gente Vol. 24, No. 236, June, pp. 42- 45
Masson, Géraldyne, Kehinde Wiley: Renaissance Moderne, Clark Magazine No. 36, May/June, pp. 80- 84
Keeps, David, Wiley World, The Advocate June/July, pp.107-109
Scot Miller, D, This is Afro-Surreal, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, 20-26 May, p. 1, 9 Brophey-Warren, Jamin, Master Blaster, The Wall Street Journal, 22 May
Gibson, Allison, Kehinde Wiley, The Daily Serving, 5 May
Feaster, Felicia and Nancy Staab, Fantastic Bombastic! Haute Hip Hop, Angeleno March, p. 42 Greenberg, David, Kehinde Wiley; Deitch Projects, Art in America, No. 3, March, p. 134

2008
Holzwarth, Hans Werner, Ed., Art Now Vol. 3. New York, Taschen, pp. 512-515
Indrisek, Scott, Art & Design: Q & A with Kehinde Wiley, Anthem, 10 December
Breukel, Claire, Editorials: 30 Americans, Wynwood, December
Ball, Sarah, Urban Outfitters, Newsweek, 24 November, p. 61
Leutwyler, Henry, The Masters Are Dead-Long Live the Masters, Esquire, November
Peers, Alexandra, The Fine Art of Surviving the Crash in Auction Prices, The Wall Street Journal, 19 November
Schnabel, JL, Kehinde Wiley Gets ‘Down' at Deitch, Juxtapoz.com, 6 November
M.I.A., Kehinde Wiley, Interview, November, pp. 68-73
Stillman, Nick, Kehinde Wiley, Studio Museum in Harlem, Artforum, November, p. 353
Rawls, Will, The Staging of Myth, ARTslant, November
Sorkin, Jenni, Kehinde Wiley: Portraits, Patterns and Fashion; Post-Colonialism and Mortality, Frieze October, pp. 282-283
Collins, Lauren, Studio Visit: Lost and Found, The New Yorker, 1 September, pp. 56, 58
Smith, Roberta, A Hot Conceptualist Finds the Secret of Skin, The New York Times, 5 September, B21, B24
Bedolla, Myrtis, Exhibitions News & Reviews: Art Basel Miami Beach, The African American Presence, The International Review of African American Art, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 54-56
Passariello, Micol, Gangsta E Gentiluomo, L'espresso, 17 July, p. 158
Fels, Sophie, Paint it Black, Time Out New York, 10-16 July
Jackson, Brian Keith, Native Son, Giant Magazine, June/July
What's Up, The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine, Summer, pp. 2-5 + cover
Evans, Ali, A Portrait of an Artist by an Artist, Studio: The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine, Spring
Fortune, Brandon, Brame, Frank H. Goodyear III and Jobyl A. Boone, Recognize: Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture, Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institute
Claiborne, Barron, Black is Beautiful, Paper Magazine, March
Fortune, Brandon, Hip Hop Baroque, Art World, February/March, p. 20
Bentley, Kyle, Previews: Kehinde Wiley, Studio Museum in Harlem, Artforum, May, p. 161
The Associated Press, Portrait Gallery Opens First Hip-Hop exhibit with LL Cool J, Ice-T, International Herald Tribune, 8 February
Stoilas, Helen, Toppling the Ivory Tower, The Art Newspaper, 7 February
Jankauskas, Jennifer, Greg Tate and Paul Miller (DJ Spooky), Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage- China, Sheboygan: The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Los Angeles: Roberts & Tilton, Chicago: Rhona Hoffman Gallery, New York, Deitch Project

2007
Schwaner-Albright, The Remix: Tight Weave, The New York Times Style Magazine, p. 80
Malone, Micah, Kehinde Wiley, Portland, OR, Art Papers, September/October, p. 70
Miller, Paul D., New World Portraiture: Kehinde Wiley, Art Asia Pacific, No. 55, September/October, pp. 140-143
Special Report: The Black Enterprise Guide, Black Enterprise, August, p. 122
Fanzine 137, Summer, pp. 162-165
Vecchiato, David, Kehinde Wiley: Il Pittore Che Trasforma I Gangsta in Gentiluomini, La Repubblica XL, July
Tracy L. Teslow, A Troubled Legacy, Museums & Social Issues, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring, pp. 26-28 Holmes, Pernilla, In Your Face, Art News, June, p. 17, 106-11, Cover
Rothman, Sabine, Kehinde Wiley: The Interpreter, House and Garden, June, pp. 154-155
Exhibition Highlights, Art In America Now, May, Cover
Venegas, Luis, Unforgettable Faces, Fanzine 187, April
Stoilas, Helen, New Media on the Rise, The Art Newspaper, April
Schumacher, Mary Louise, Iconic, Ironic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 March, 1E-6E
Chang, Jeff and Dave Zirin, Beyond Hip-Hop's Misogyny, Los Angeles Times, 23 April
Ice-T for the NGP, The Art Newspaper, Vol. XVI, No. 177, February, p. 1
Elliot, Amy, You'll Have to Stand in Line for the Work of These Hot, Young Yale Artists, American Art Collector, January

2006
Jackson, Brian Keith, Franklin Sirmans and Emil Welbekin, Kehinde Wiley: Columbus, Los Angeles, Roberts & Tilton, Columbus, The Columbus Museum of Art
Sischy, Ingrid, The New York School, Vanity Fair, December, pp. 342-343
Greco, Stephen, Kehinde Wiley, TRACE Magazine
Essence, October
Hill, Logan, Hot Artist: Kehinde Wiley, Rolling Stone, Issue 10011, 19 October, p. 112
Herbst, Moira, What Wait Till the Paint Is Dry, Business Week, 16 October, pp. 98-100
LeBlanc, Marc, Kehinde Wiley: Roberts & Tilton, Beautiful Decay, Issue P, p. 40
Sumner, Vonn, Kehinde Wiley: Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Artillery, Vol. 1, No. 1, September, pp. 36-37 Hunter, Andy, Kehinde Wiley, Mean, September, p. 26
Lewis, David, The Art World: Kehinde Wiley, Prophecy, No. 9, Summer
Best of the Weekend: Urban Art, LA Daily News, June
Young, Paul, The re-Masters, Variety, June, p. 33
Miles, Christopher, Kehinde Wiley, Flaunt, Issue 75, pp. 44-47
Kaufman, Katrina, Kehinde Wiley: In the Company of Masters, Venice, June, pp. 90-95
Schimmel, Jessica, Art Walk: Art imitates life on the streets and in the museum, Item, June, p. 44 Von Bodin, Claudia, Helden des schwarzen Barock, Art Das Kunstmagazin, May
Herffs, Hauke, Paint it Black, Maxim, German Edition, May
Goodman, Wendy, Double Space, New York Magazine, 1 May, pp. 92-95
Lee, Carol, 54 Beautiful People, Paper, April, p. 85
Berwick, Carly, The New York Sun, 9 March
Bellet, Harry, De L'art a Gogo a New York, Le Monde, 14 March
Sirmans, Franklin, Kehinde Wiley, Uovo: an Independent Voice for Contemporary Art, Spring Kuhn, Thomas W., Armory Show 2006, Messen & Markte, Spring
Mason, Christopher, Venice & 125th Street: Kehinde Wiley, Whitewall, Spring, pp. 56-67 Colman, David, Kehinde Wiley, Elle Décor, March, pp. 54-56

2005
Cotter, Holland, Art in Review: Kehinde Wiley, The New York Times, 9 December
Diaz, Hose, Artists; Kehinde Wiley: Hip Hop Royalty, Art News, November
Golden, Thelma, Kehinde Wiley, Interview Magazine, October
Murray, Sorraya, A Rising Generation and the Pleasures of Freedom, The International Review of African American Art
Wiley, Kehinde, Post-Black, Post-Soul, or Hip Hop Iconography?, International Review of African- American Art 10, No. 2, Fall
Lewis, Sarah, De(i)fying the Masters, Art in America, April, Cover
Wiley, Kehinde, Top Ten, ArtForum, April
Ross, Susan, The Kehinde Wiley Experience: White, NY Arts Magazine, 27 May
Detrick, Ben, Paint it Black, Complex Magazine, April/May
Yablonsky, Linda, Painting the Town, Time Out New York, 14-20 April
Golfar, Fiona, A Season for All Women: Ilona Rich, British Vogue, April
Abbe, Mary, Going for Baroque, Star Tribune, 18 February
Wood, Eve, Kehinde Wiley Brooklyn Museum Review, Flash Art, January-February

2004
Fineman, Mia, The History of Art, in Baggy Jean and Bomber Jackets, New York Times, Arts & Leisure, 19 December
Brew-Hammond, Nana Ekua, It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop, METRO, NY Edition, 21 December
Kehinde Wiley, Museums Magazine, Special Edition
McGee, Celia, Artist Going for Baroque on Harlem, New York Daily News, 7 October
Gonzales, Michael A., Kehinde Wiley: Urban Baroque, Essence Magazine, November Mwangaguhunga, Ron, Two New Shows on the Color Line, New York Magazine, 13 September Walker, Dionne, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Black Man: Kehinde Wiley, BET.com, September Korot, Joyce B., The Neo-Baroque Era, Tema Celeste, Italy, New York, Issue No. 104
Fashion Issue, Black Book Magazine, Fall
Interview with Kehinde Wiley, Loyal Magazine, Issue No. 8
Fitch, Elizabeth, A Portrait of artist Kehinde Wiley, Amsterdam News, Vol.95, No.29, July
Kehinde Wiley: Prince of Hip Hop Portraiture, SEULE Magazine, Summer
Hawkins, Margaret, Gallery Glance: Kehinde Wiley, Chicago Sun Times, 21 May
Warsh, Larry, Kehinde Wiley/ Museums Collect, Museums New York, Spring Issue

2003
Kim, Christine Y., Kehinde Wiley Faux Real, Issue Magazine, December Myers, Holly, Scenes Far, Far Out of Tiepolo, Los Angeles Times, 7 November Wood, Eve, Acerbic Beauty, Artnet.com, October
Thompson, Bonsu, Benefit II Society, King Magazine, September/October Stillman, Nick, Art Seen, The Brooklyn Rail, August/September
Sirmans, Franklin, A Bling Bling Baroque, One World Magazine, August/September Weisen, Barbara, Re: Figure, College of Du Page, The Guhkberg Gallery, April/May Jackson, Brian Keith, B-boy Stance, Vibe, August
Stein, Lisa, Re: Figure Plays with Figurative Painting, Chicago Tribune, 5 May Murray, Derek, Ironic/Iconic, Art in America, March
Kerr, Merrily, New Wave, Flash Art, March/April Cohen, Mark Daniel, Real Art Ways, Hartford Current

2002
Menin, Samuel and Michele Robecchi, Focus Painting, Flash Art, October
Cotter, Holland, Ironic/Iconic, The New York Times, August
Yablonsky, Linda, Failing in Love, Time Out Magazine, 9 May
Kimmelman, Michael, A Black World of Ins and Outs, The New York Times, 26 April
Saltz, Jerry, A World Apart, Artnet.com, 8 May
Ross, Andrew, Andrew Ross on Black Romantic, Art Forum, April
Plagens, Peter, Kitsch as Kitsch Can, Newsweek, 6 May
Gessell, Paul, At the Hip Hop, Ottawa Citizen, 30 August
Euteneier, Anita, Hip Hop Appeal, Express, 29 August
Foster, Tonya, (Re)Direct(ing) Light: Black is and Black Ain't, Representations, Arts Wire Current, Summer

2001
McKanic, Arlene, Death, Pain, Anger, Redemption: It's Bigger than Hip Hop, Greenwich Village Gazette


Awards/Bursaries

2015
US State Department Medal of Arts

2014
The Brooklyn Museum Asher B. Durand Award for Artistic Achievement

2013
Cultural Leadership Award, American Federation of Arts

2012
Pratt Legend Award

2011
New York City Art Teachers Association/United Federation of Teachers, Artist of the Year Award
Canteen Magazine, Artist of the Year Award

2010
USA Network, Character Approved Award

2008
Americans for the Arts, Young Artist Award for Artistic Excellence

2002
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient
Studio Museum Harlem, Artist in Residence


Lectures/ Symposia

2014
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, USA
Taft Museum, Ohio, USA
Virginia Tech Center for the Arts, Virginia, USA

2013
Tate Collective, Tate Britain, London, England
Boise Museum of Art, Idaho, USA
Edna Manley College, Kingston, Jamaica
Ten Years of Painting, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
The World Stage: Israel, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, USA
Phoenix Art Museum, Azusa, USA
2012
The World Stage: Israel, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA

2011
Kehinde Wiley and Andre Leon Talle In Conversation, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA
National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. USA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

2010
High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2009
The Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA
Artpace, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Pennsylvania, USA

2008
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA

2007
Here and Now: African and African American Art and Film Conference, New York University, New York, USA
Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Yale University, New Haven,
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2006
Symposium on Contemporary Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA
Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

2005
Kehinde Wiley Artist Talk, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, USA

2004
Lecture for Passing/ Posing The Paintings of Kehinde Wiley, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
Artist Lecture Series, Triple Candie, Harlem, New York, USA
Kehinde Wiley, Harvard School of Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2003
Kehinde Wiley Artist Talk, Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2002
The Artist Voice, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA

2001
A Conversation with John Wilson, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Notes on Modernism, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

2000
Painting and Popular Culture, Southern Connecticut University, School of Art, Connecticut, USA


Public Collections

The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Chrysler Museum, Virginia, USA
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, USA
The Flag Art Foundation, New York, USA
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida, USA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, USA
Kansas City Art Museum, Kansas City, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, USA
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, USA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Nasher Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Nasher Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, USA
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, USA
Oak Park Library, Chicago, USA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, USA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida, USA
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, USA
The Sender Collection, New York, USA
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, USA
21C Museum, Louisville, USA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
The Zabludowicz Collection, London, England