Kehinde Wiley

August 12, 2008

One of my friend from germany sent me the link, i was really surprised with this guy’s work. His name is Kehinde Wiley, and he comes from New York.

Wiley’s paintings often blur the boundaries between traditional and contemporary modes of representation. Rendered in a realistic mode –– while making references to specific old master paintings –– Wiley creates a fusion of period styles, ranging from French rococo, Islamic architecture and West African textile design to urban hip–hop and the “Sea Foam Green” of a Martha Stewart Interiors color swatch…” [ Wikipedia ]

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Via: lvhrd.org

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