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Kehinde Wiley
St. Bartholomew
Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles
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by Charlie Finch

Ten days ago my wife and I took an art-world lifer, the veteran curator Simon Watson, out to dinner. Now in his mid-50s, Simon spends half the year in Brazil and the other half in the states running his art advisory business, Scenic, with his longtime business partner Craig Hensala. Throughout the dinner Simon fielded calls from artist Kehinde Wiley, whom he was trying to shepherd down to S„o Paolo with a bunch of new paintings for a solo show. "Kehinde has to be in Washington, then California, then maybe, finally, to São Paolo," Watson remarked in obvious frustration.


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