The 58th Carnegie International, titled ‘Is it morning for you yet?’ brings together historical works from the collections of international institutions, estates, and artists, alongside new commissions and recent works by contemporary artists.
Black Rock Senegal announce the 2022-2023 participants for the third year of its Artist-in-Residence program. Founded by renowned artist Kehinde Wiley in 2019, Black Rock Senegal seeks to support new artistic creation through collaborative exchange and to incite change in the global discourse about Africa.
Yana Peel, Global Head of Arts & Culture at CHANEL joins artist Kehinde Wiley, and the photographer and activist Misan Harriman, in conversation.
Curated by Christophe Leribault, the exhibition 'Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence' is hosted at Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the occasion of the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
'Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear' is the first major V&A exhibition to celebrate the power, artistry and diversity of masculine attire and appearance. Contemporary looks by legendary designers and rising stars will be displayed alongside historical treasures from the V&A's collections and landmark loans: classical sculptures, Renaissance paintings, iconic photographs, and powerful film and performance.
We are thrilled to share a selection of recent museum acquisitions.
To celebrate 30 years of impact on culture and creativity, Interscope Records brings together an intergenerational group of visual artists including Cecily Brown, Lauren Halsey, Rashid Johnson, Takashi Murakami, Ed Ruscha and Kehinde Wiley into dialogue with groundbreaking musicians from the last three decades.
'30 Americans' is a touring group exhibition that showcases important contemporary artists from across the United States to explore how American art has shed light on issues of racial, sexual and historical identity. The works on display are aesthetically and thematically diverse, spanning painting, installation, sculpture and videos and created from 1970 to the present day.
Kehinde Wiley will discuss his new exhibition at the National Gallery as part of the 'Friday Lates' series.
Kehinde Wiley is the recipient of Apollo’s Artist of the Year Award 2021 in advance of his exhibition ‘The Prelude' at The National Gallery opening 10 December 2021.
Jeffrey Deitch and Black Rock Senegal present Self-Addressed, an exhibition of self-portraits by contemporary African artists curated by Kehinde Wiley.
Newly commissioned painting ‘A Portrait of a Young Gentleman’ by Kehinde Wiley features in the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington Library, San Marino, across from Thomas Gainsborough’s iconic painting ‘The Blue Boy’ (ca. 1770).
Black Rock Senegal and Kehinde Wiley announce the release of 'Dimietrus Study' (2021), the third annual limited edition print to support the Black Rock Senegal artist-in-residence program.
Sam Ramos associate director of Innovation and Creativity, discusses the acclaimed and historically important portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald's renditions made history as the first African American's to be comissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to create offical portraits of the president and the first lady.
Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald’s acclaimed and historically important portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama go on display in association with Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
A collaborative project with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this group exhibition celebrates 100 years of African American figurative art. This selection of seventy works including paintings, sculpture, prints, and photographs by fifty-two Black artists explores the African American experience from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights era to the current day.
Kehinde Wiley features in HBO documentary ‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’. The feature-length documentary film focuses on artist, art historian and curator David Driskell, who championed African-American artists in the landmark survey, ‘Two Centuries of Black American Art’ held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1976. Assembled from interviews with artists, curators and scholars ‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ features some of the foremost Black visual artists of today’s contemporary art world.
Black Rock Senegal has revealed the participants for the second year of its artist-in-residence programme. Founded by Kehinde Wiley in 2019, Black Rock Senegal seeks to support new artistic creation through collaborative exchange and to incite change in global discourse about Africa. The second year of the programme will run between February and December 2021.
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