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Animals Ask People: Caris Reid

Animals Ask People: Caris Reid

I first met Caris a little more than a year ago at the Richardson, where we quickly delved into an intense conversation about all things occult over tequila cocktails. I was pleased to later find that the mystery that infused our conversation was but a tip of the iceberg that makes Caris Reid a fascinating(…)

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(…)