Tag Archives: Kehinde Wiley


Armory Week 2015
Armory Show visitors with work by Nick Cave at Jack Shainman

Early Sales at the Armory Show

Halfway down one of the aisles in Pier 94, which houses the contemporary art portion of The Armory Show, Ingleby Gallery’s booth features a painting by Harland Miller emblazoned with the words “There’s No Business Like No Business.” As if flouting that … Read More


News
Kehinde Wiley's Napoleon Leading The Army Over The Alps (2005). 


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Morning Links: Kehinde Wiley Edition

Marina Abramović will have a solo show this summer, “Private Archaeology,” at collector David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart, Tasmania. It will include her early work with former partner Ulay. [The Art Newspaper] Roberta Smith reviews “Kehinde Wiley: … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Details from two folios of the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper. COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Artists News
Kehinde Wiley. KWAKU ALSTON. COURTESY ROBERTS & TILTON

Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More


Books
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Losing His Edge? Jeffrey Deitch Thinks You Were Too Hard on Him

Jeffrey Deitch, the art dealer, curator, and controversial former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, opened his legendary gallery, Deitch Projects, in 1995 at 76 Grand Street in Manhattan. His first show, as he writes in his … Read More


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Race You to the Porsche Show at the Art Museum

Horsepower meets star power in North Carolina Museum of Art’s upcoming survey of iconic German autos Read More


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Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.

Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More


Features
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In With the Old

With portraits of men of color in trendy ghetto gear posed in attitudes copied from the Old Masters, Kehinde Wiley aims to ‘make paintings that matter in the 21st century’ Read More


Trends
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In Your Face

Portraiture has become increasingly conceptual as it addresses not only personal identity but also issues of politics, social inequity, and our obsession with celebrity. Read More