Previously exhibited at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 'Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence' is on show at de Young, San Francisco. For this new body of work, Wiley sheds light on the brutalities of American and global colonial pasts using the language of the fallen hero.
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.
'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.
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