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Kehinde Wiley

Morpheus, 2008

Oil and enamel on canvas
108 × 180 in
274.3 × 457.2 cm
location
Seattle, Seattle
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Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, Seattle
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Collection of Laure Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, 21c Museum Hotel.

Collection of Laure Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, 21c Museum Hotel.

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Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum. Courtesy of Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, California; Sean Kelly, New York; Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris; and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. © Kehinde Wiley
Kehinde Wiley
American, b. 1977
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Working exclusively in portraiture, Kehinde Wiley fuses traditional formats and motifs with modern …

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Working exclusively in portraiture, Kehinde Wiley fuses traditional formats and motifs with modern modes of representation. Selecting works from old masters like Peter Paul Rubens or Jacques-Louis David, Wiley replaces the historical figures with handsome young black men. In his related, ongoing “World Stage” series, …

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Collection of Laure Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, 21c Museum Hotel.

Collection of Laure Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, 21c Museum Hotel.

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Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum. Courtesy of Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, California; Sean Kelly, New York; Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris; and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. © Kehinde Wiley
Kehinde Wiley
American, b. 1977
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Working exclusively in portraiture, Kehinde Wiley fuses traditional formats and motifs with modern …

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Working exclusively in portraiture, Kehinde Wiley fuses traditional formats and motifs with modern modes of representation. Selecting works from old masters like Peter Paul Rubens or Jacques-Louis David, Wiley replaces the historical figures with handsome young black men. In his related, ongoing “World Stage” series, …

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Kehinde Wiley

Morpheus, 2008

Oil and enamel on canvas
108 × 180 in
274.3 × 457.2 cm
location
Seattle, Seattle
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