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Sunday November 2, 2008

Painter KEHINDE WILEY Unveils More Of His Gorgeous PORTRAITS Of Young Black Men

 

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch

 

Where:  NYC’s Deitch Projects art gallery in Soho

What:  Saturday night’s opening of “Down,” a new exhibition of paintings by Kehinde Wiley, renown for his heroic portraits of young African-American men.  Beautiful artwork and a beautiful crowd!


Wiley (right) and his boyfriend

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


Caro-Atim Birungi (left) and a friend modeling coats designed by Wiley



Wiley with multimedia artist Bec Stupak

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


Photographer Slava Mogutin with camouflaged friend.  That mask looks familiar...

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


Outside the gallery: Tre (left) and Travis

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


Artist Eric Schmalenberger

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


A fashionable art connoisseur

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch


The exhibit is up through December 20th

Kehinde Wiley opening at Deitch

 Let the new Obama era begin!

 

 

Photos by Ves Pitts (vesphotography@mac.com)

 

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