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An interview with Kehinde Wiley in GQ
At 36, he is already one of the art world’s brightest lights, painter of portraits that borrow heavily from the old to make something blazingly new. Where once there were only white kings and their queens, Kehinde Wiley inserts the “brown faces” long absent from Western art. Rappers, athletes, kids off the street. Wyatt Mason hangs with Wiley as he hits the beaches and markets of North Africa, handpicks his subjects, and transforms them, step by inspired step, into an ambitious new series of paintings. This is how a masterpiece is made. [Read more on GQ]

     WORTH SHARING:

    An interview with Kehinde Wiley in GQ

    At 36, he is already one of the art world’s brightest lights, painter of portraits that borrow heavily from the old to make something blazingly new. Where once there were only white kings and their queens, Kehinde Wiley inserts the “brown faces” long absent from Western art. Rappers, athletes, kids off the street. Wyatt Mason hangs with Wiley as he hits the beaches and markets of North Africa, handpicks his subjects, and transforms them, step by inspired step, into an ambitious new series of paintings. This is how a masterpiece is made. [Read more on GQ]

     
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    I’ve seen some of his work before, and it’s fabulous, and I absolutely love this photograph they took of him. Amazing.
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    This man is brilliant.
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    An interview with Kehinde Wiley in GQ At 36, he is already one of the art world’s brightest lights, painter of portraits...