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Kehinde Wiley

(American, b. 1977)

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Kehinde Wiley

After Pontormos: 2 men with a passage from Ciceros, 2009

Biography

Timeline

1977
Born in Los Angeles, CA
1999
BFA San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2000
Painting and Popular Culture, Southern Connecticut University, School of Art, New Haven, CT
2001
MFA, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT
A Conversation with John Wilson, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Notes on Modernism, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2002
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient
The Artist Voice, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2003
Kehinde Wiley, Boston Museum School of Fine Art, Boston, MA
2008
Americans for the Arts, Young Artist Award for Artistic Excellence

Exhibitions

2015
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Sean Kelly, New York, NY (solo)
2014
Kehinde Wiley: Memling, Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
Roberts and Tilton, Culver City, CA (solo)
The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Face to Face, Wall to Wall” Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
2013
The World Stage: Jamaica, Stephen Freidman Gallery, London, UK (solo)
The World Stage: Israel, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID (solo)
30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
contemporary magic - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
On Painting - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Kehinde Wiley - Memling - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Kehinde Wiley | The World Stage: Israel - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2012
An Economy of Grace, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The World Stage: Israel, Jewish Museum, New York, NY (solo)
The World Stage: France 1880-1960, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
Looped, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection, RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO
The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
30 Americans, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
All I Want is a Picture of You, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BAILA con Duende, Watts Towers Arts Center and Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center Campus, Los Angeles, CA
The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Public Collections

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Kansas City Art Museum, Kansas City, MO
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Literature

2006
Berwick, Carly, The New York Sun, March 9, 2006
Mason, Christopher, Whitewall Magazine, Premier Issue March 2006
Colman, David, Elle Décor Magazine, March 2006
2005
Golden, Thelma, Interview Magazine, October 2005
Lewis, Sarah, De(i)fying the Masters, Art in America, April 2005
Kehinde Wiley, Top Ten, ArtForum, April 2005
Detrick, Ben, Paint it Black, Complex Magazine, April/ May 2005
Golfar, Fiona, A Season for All Women: Ilona Rich, British Vogue, April 2005
Wood, Eve, Kehinde Wiley Brooklyn Museum review, Flash Art, Jan-Feb 2005
Warsh, Larry. "Kehinde Wiley/ Museums Collect." Museums New York, Spring 2004 Issue