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Black Light - Wiley, Kehinde (Photographer), and Wiley, Kehinde, and Jackson, Brian Keith (Contributions by)
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Kehinde Wiley painted President Obama's official portrait and this is an early book from him documenting his extraordinary talents. For most of Kehinde Wiley's very successful career, he has created large, vibrant, highly patterned paintings of young African American men wearing the latest in hip hop street fashion. The theatrical poses and objects in the portraits are based on well-known images of powerful figures drawn from seventeenth- through nineteenth-century Western art. Pictorially, Wiley gives the authority of ...

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Black Light 2009, powerHouse Books

ISBN-13: 9781576874868

Hardcover