'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.
Public Art Fund was invited by Empire State Development to develop and direct a program of ambitious art installations for three prominent sites within the new Moynihan Train Hall, to be launched in January 2021. These very different commissions, by Stan Douglas, Elmgreen & Dragset, and Kehinde Wiley, demonstrate each artist’s ingenuity and vision.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts marks one year since the 2019 unveiling of Kehinde Wiley’s ‘Rumors of War’, presenting both outdoor and virtual events to "pay tribute to the sculpture’s power, beauty, and prophetic relevance".
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg debuts its renovated collection galleries to the public on Tuesday 27 October. Included in this new presentation of the Museum's permanent collection is Kehinde Wiley's 'Leviathan Zodiac (The World Stage: Israel)', 2011 from the artist's celebrated series, 'The World Stage: Israel' which the Museum acquired in 2019.
'Memling Now: Hans Memling in contemporary art' is a group exhibition at Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges, Belgium which explores the legacy of the painter Hans Memling, who was active in Flanders during the fifteenth century. The show includes a selection of paintings by Kehinde Wiley which were inspired by the work of Memling.
Black Rock Senegal artist residency application cycle for Year 2 is open between 5–31 August 2020 to artists of all mediums and all nationalities.
African-American artist Kehinde Wiley participated in an online conversation with the Duke of Devonshire and Sotheby's Chairman Oliver Barker as part of Sotheby's' '500 Years of Art: Summer Talks'.
'Kehinde Wiley: Painter of the Epic' at Centre d'art La Malmaison, Cannes is the first major survey of the African-American artist's work in France. Curated by Numa Hambursin, the exhibition brings together almost thirty works to demonstrate the complex visual vocabulary that has guided Wiley's practice for over a decade.
Black Rock Senegal is partnering with Dr. Abdou Karim Diop, director of Centre de Santé Philippe Senghor Yoff and head of the West Health District of Dakar, and with the Association des Femmes de la Cité Biagui et Toundourya (AFBET) for the donation of 700 masks to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Senegal.
Featuring 90 contemporary artworks by 35 renowned American artists, 'The World Stage' showcases some of today’s global influencers alongside prominent names from the 20th-century art canon. The exhibition title is borrowed from a celebrated series of paintings by African-American artist Kehinde Wiley.
‘Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem’ is a partnership between The Studio Museum in Harlem and The American Federation of Arts (AFA).