kehinde wiley's 'ship of fools' acquired by royal museums greenwich, london
kehinde wiley named in the 2018 time 100
TIME editors have said of the list in the past, "The TIME 100 is a list of the world's most influential men and women, not its most powerful, though those are not mutually exclusive terms. While power is certain, influence is subtle. As much as this exercise chronicles the achievements of the past year, we also focus on figures whose influence is likely to grow, so we can look around the corner to see what is coming."
the smithsonian's national portrait gallery unveils official portrait of president barack obama by kehinde wiley
stained glass windows by kehinde wiley at bozar centre for fine arts, brussels, belgium
premiere of 'narrenschiff' at the british film institute on london's southbank
The film will be installed for the duration of the artist's second exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery from 24 November 2017 - 27 January.
the final installment of 'kehinde wiley: a new republic’ opens at the oklahoma city museum of art, USA
kehinde wiley in ‘harlem: found ways’ at ethelbert cooper gallery, harvard university, USA
'kehinde wiley: a new republic’ travels to toledo museum, ohio, USA
The exhibition runs from 10 February until 14 May 2017.
‘kehinde wiley: lamentation’ at petit palais, paris, france
'kehinde wiley: a new republic’ travels to phoenix art museum, arizona, USA
Kehinde Wiley's work raises intriguing questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation by portraying contemporary African American men and women using the conventions of traditional European portraiture. Appropriating the format of specific paintings by renowned master...
kehinde wiley in ’30 americans’ at detroit institute of arts, michigan, USA
kehine wiley in ‘san diego collects’ at museum of contemporary art san diego
kehinde wiley in ‘portraiture through the ages’ at agnew’s gallery, london
Thomas Agnew & Sons was established by Thomas Agnew in Manchester in 1817, and opened its London gallery in 1860, where the firm soon established itself as one of Mayfair's leading dealerships. Since then Agnew's has held a pre-eminent position in the world of Old Ma...
kehinde wiley in ‘hip-hop, du bronx aux rues arabes' at l'institut du monde arabe, paris
major survey exhibition 'kehinde wiley: a new republic’ at brooklyn museum
kehinde wiley in ‘open this end’ at nasher museum of art at duke university in durham, north carolina, USA
kehinde wiley awarded us state department medal of arts
The biannual award was introduced on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Art in Embassies (AIE), founded by president John F. Kennedy in 1963 at the suggestion of New York's Museum of Modern Art. Former Secretary of ...
screenings of kehinde wiley: an economy of grace
On 19 February ‘Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace' premiered at the Reel Artists Film Festival in Toronto. Since then the film has been screened at festivals and arts events across America - and there are more screenings to come. The film was also awarded 'best short documentary' at this year's SXSW Festival in Texas, USA.
Kehinde Wiley set out to address the conspicuous lack of black subjects in western European art. He began by painting portraits of...
'kehinde wiley: memling’ travels to taft museum, ohio
The exhibition features eight paintings by Wiley based on the work of Hans Memling (1430-1494), a Flemish master of the Northern Renaissance. Wiley's paintings reinterpret Memling's works, replacing the austere 15th-century figures with the bold, engaging subjects of m...
kehinde wiley teams up with grey goose to make ‘modern kings of culture’ series
kehinde wiley to receive award at brooklyn artists ball
kehinde wiley in 'aspects of the self: portraits of our times' at center for the arts at virginia tech, USA
kehinde wiley in 'face to face' at yellowstone art museum, billings, montana
kehinde wiley in 'fÚtbol: the beautiful game' at los angeles county museum of art
kehinde wiley to receive the cultural leadership award from american federation of arts
Each year, the American Federation of Arts presents the Cultural Leadership Award to individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to supporting art and museums, both nationally and internationally. The Cultural Leadership Award is formally presented to the honore...
kehinde wiley in group exhibition on portraiture at katonah museum of art, new york
The Katonah Museum prompts a debate with a provocative and interactive approach to portraiture. Based on the ideas that no two people respond to an artwork the same way, and that any single artwork conveys many meanings, Eye to I explore...
kehinde wiley will be the q&a artist at tate britain
The talk unpicks themes within Kehinde Wiley's work, focusing on evolving notions of identity and cultural influence, globalisation and youth culture, as well as exploring his practice as a contemporary painter within portraiture and the wider international art scene.
Tate Collective is part of Ci...
kehinde wiley 'world stage: jamaica' brixton party
kehinde wiley in 'masculine / masculine. the nude man in art from 1800 to the present day' at musee d'orsay, paris
While it has been quite natural for the female nude to be regularly exhibited, the male nude has not been accorded the same treatment. It is highly significant that until the show at the Leopold Museum in Vienna in the autumn of 20...
'kehinde wiley, the world stage: israel' at boise art museum, idaho
One of the most significant young artists today, Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977) is known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of black urban men rendered in the self-confident, empowered poses typical of classical European portrait painting. The World Stage: Israel is part of the artist's series exploring the global ...
kehinde wiley in group exhibition '30 americans' at milwaukee art museum
30 Americans is an exploration of contemporary American art. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, video, and more made by African American artists since 1970 raise questions of what it means to be a contemporary artist and an African American today. Whether addressing issues of race, gender, sexuality, p...
kehinde wiley solo exhibition 'the world stage: israel' at the contemporary jewish museum, san francisco
kehinde wiley in 'through the eyes of texas: masterworks from alumni collections' at blanton museum of art, texas
kehinde wiley solo exhibition 'memling' at phoenix art museum, arizona
At a time when portraits were still rare, Memling was among the first to paint individuals who were not royalty or member...