All posts tagged “Kehinde Wiley

Moynihan Train Hall opens at Penn Station in New York City with site-specific art installations by Stan Douglas, Elmgreen & Dragset and Kehinde Wiley

“The new Moynihan Train Hall opened January 1st, along with three unprecedented site-specific art installations by Stan Douglas, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, and Kehinde Wiley, counted among the most innovative and revered artists working today. As part of Governor Cuomo’s visionary transformation of the… Read More

Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley at Brooklyn Museum, through May 10, 2020

“The Brooklyn Museum presents Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley, an exhibition pairing an iconic painting from the Museum’s collection—Kehinde Wiley’s Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps (2005)—with its early nineteenth-century source image: Jacques-Louis David’s Bonaparte Crossing the Alps (1800–1). By displaying the two paintings together,… Read More

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Portraits of Former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama, On View in the Galleries Beginning Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively. Before President Obama’s departure from office, he and Mrs. Obama selected Wiley and Sherald to paint their likenesses for the… Read More