kehinde wiley

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

I’ve spent WAY too much time in my life time wondering how Questlove seems to be everywhere at once. He’s on TV five nights a week, he’s DJing in my ‘hood somewhat frequently, I recently saw him spinning at PS1 in an event that also involved James Franco (Spring Breakers, WHAAAAT!), AND he’s in the(…)

Kehinde Wiley + Women = An Economy of Grace

Kehinde Wiley + Women = An Economy of Grace

Kehinde Wiley‘s paintings knock me out on the regular with their vibrant beauty. But the real magic lies in the way Wiley infuses new meaning into classic portrait styles by inserting contemporary African-American men (up to now) in their own contemporary clothing into these historical trappings. Needless to say, I was thrilled to find that(…)