5 facts about kehinde wiley

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5 facts about kehinde wiley

Kehinde Wiley

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Contemporary Artist

Phillip II yourself

He has had solo exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City, NY.

Kehinde Wiley paints grand portraits of young African American males in historical poses of power and priviledge.

He studied art at the San Francisco Art Institue and received his MFA from Yale University.

Kehinde Wiley was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.

He finds his models on the streets of the inner city and he lets them choose their poses from famous paintings in art history.


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  • Jennajilla32 5 years ago

    Jennajilla32's avatar

    Thank you! I didn't know some of these facts about him!