Kehinde Wiley is a portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings.
Toure Show EpOriginal air Date: January , 2018Kehinde Wiley is one of the greatest visual artists working today and a. bonafide art world superstar. In honor of HBO’s new doc “Black Art: In the Absence of Light, A Celebration of African American Artists” here’s a throwback to my 2018 conversation  this intense conversation where he explores the development of his style of art and explains how he became a star and digs into the challenges of setting up shop in a far-flung country—once in the Congo he and his team got thrown in jail for five days! @toureshowTwitter@toure  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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Interview with Kehinde Wiley - his paintings were part of NPG's exhibition "RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture." Interview by NPG curator Brandon Fortune.
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New York, New York, United States of America
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