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Kehinde Wiley: Columbus

Wiley, Kehinde

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ISBN 10: 0918881625 / ISBN 13: 9780918881625
Published by Columbus Museum of Art & Roberts and Tilton, Columbus, Ohio, 2006
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. 4to. First printing of an edition of 1500. As New condition, crisp and clean. Catalogue published to accompany an exhibit of Kehinde Wiley's paintings at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles in summer 2006 and the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio in fall-winter 2006-2007. Essays by Joe Houston, Brian Keith Jackson, Franklin Sirmans, and Emil Wilbekin. 23 color plates. 40 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 73048

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Title: Kehinde Wiley: Columbus

Publisher: Columbus Museum of Art & Roberts and Tilton, Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition.

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"Kehinde Wiley's portraits of African American men collate modern culture with the influence of Old Masters. Incorporating a range of vernaculars culled from art historical references, Wiley's work melds a fluid concept of modern culture, ranging from French Rococo to today's urban landscape. By collapsing history and style into a unique contemporary vision, Wiley interrogates the notion of master painter, "making it at once critical and complicit." Vividly colorful and often adorned with ornate gilded frames, Wiley's large-scale figurative paintings, which are illuminated with a barrage of baroque or rococo decorative patterns, posit young black men, fashioned in urban attire, within the field of power reminiscent of Renaissance artists such as Tiepolo and Titian"

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