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Nine new paintings and Kehinde Wiley's first three-channel artist film on view at Stephen Friedman Gallery

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Stephen Friedman Gallery presents internationally renowned American artist Kehinde Wiley?s second exhibition at the gallery entitled, ?In Search of the Miraculous?. This exhibition marks a crucial moment in Wiley?s career, as he sets out to push both his artistic process and social critique in to new territory. Show More Summary

Kehinde Wiley Was Destined To Paint Barack Obama

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

As one of his last presidential acts, Obama chose a queer, black artist as his official portraitist.

Kehinde Wiley Was Destined To Paint Barack Obama

As one of his last presidential acts, Obama chose a queer, black artist as his official portraitist. Wiley's colleagues and peers explain why the choice was fated.

"Obama picks genius hip-hop portraitist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official presidential portrait."

"Known for lush, larger-than-life portraits that overlay black street culture with European classical motifs, Wiley is an exciting choice for the presidential portrait. Imaginably, the New York-based artist will have a novel spin on the traditionally formal composition. Show More Summary

National Portrait Gallery announces artists commissioned to paint portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

last monthArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Portrait Gallery announced today that it has commissioned the museum?s official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Artist Kehinde Wiley?best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African Americans?will create the portrait of President Obama. Show More Summary

Meet Kehinde Wiley, the Talented Gay Black Artist Obama Chose to Paint His Official Portrait

Meet Kehinde Wiley, the Talented Gay Black Artist Obama Chose to Paint His Official Portrait Former President Barack Obama just made history by choosing Kehinde Wiley, the phenomenal artist who gets to paint his official presidential portrait Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Obama picks brilliant gay artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official portrait

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Wiley is best known for his vibrant, large scale paintings of Black subjects.

Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Official Presidential Portrait

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

The artist is known for his majestic paintings of hip-hop figures.

Critic’s Notebook: Why the Obamas’ Portrait Choices Matter

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

The Obamas have chosen Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: one established artist, one on her way.

Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Presidential Portrait

After making a name for himself with portraits of Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G. and LL Cool J to name a few, Kehinde Wiley has the chance to add perhaps the most famous portrait of all to his portfolio. Former U.S. President Barack Obama has chosen the artist to paint his official presidential portrait. The choice […]

Obama Chooses Gay Portraitist Kehinde Wiley to Paint Official Presidential Portrait for Smithsonian

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kehinde Wiley, a gay portraitist known for his paintings of African-American celebrities, particularly hip-hop musicians, will paint President Obama’s official portrait for the Smithsonian, the L.A. Times reports: Wiley, a Los Angeles...Show More Summary

Barack and Michelle Obama Pick Two Black Artists For Presidential Portraits in a First for Smithsonian

Barack and Michelle Obama have selected Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to immortalize them in the National Portrait Gallery.

Kehinde Wiley to paint Barack Obama’s presidential portrait

Michelle Obama, meanwhile, will be painted by Baltimore-based Amy Sherald.

Barack Obama Chooses Kehinde Wiley to Paint Official Presidential Portrait

The artist’s previous subjects include Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, Grandmaster Flash, more

Meet The Artists Barack And Michelle Obama Chose To Paint Their Portraits For The Smithsonian

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Will Be Doing The Job Barack and Michelle Obama have selected two artists that will paint their portraits–artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald have been chosen to execute the task. The official portraits will be

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Artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Chosen to Paint Official Obama Portraits for the Smithsonian

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Next year the portraits of the Obamas will enter the collection of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and judging by the choice of artists they're sure to be impressive. The post Artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Chosen to Paint Official Obama Portraits for the Smithsonian appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Get To Know The Artists Painting The Obamas’ Official Portraits

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are the first black artists hired by the Smithsonian to paint a president and first lady.

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