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Fem Art Friday Feature; Kehinde Wlley

Wiley is widely known for his reappropriation of classic art poses and paintings into contemporary portraits of black men. From Wiley’s website:

Wiley’s larger than life figures disturb and interrupt tropes of portrait painting, often blurring the boundaries between traditional and contemporary modes of representation and the critical portrayal of masculinity and physicality as it pertains to the view of black and brown young men. 

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