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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Kehinde Wiley-The World Stage-Africa/Lagos-Dakar

Teachers, Moms and Dads, if you're looking to inspire your students and children to study and appreciate the art of the great masters ,why not first start with a contemporary master-Kehinde Wiley. This man is fabulous. An African-American artist, Mr. Wiley clearly celebrates the Black Male.
I love his style. It is at once old world and modern urban. Mr. Wiley recently completed a series of paintings based on his travels to Nigeria and Senegal. These paintings-The World Stage-Africa/Lagos-Dakar-will be featured at the Studio Museum in Harlem, from July 17 to October 26, 2008. This is a must see. Grab your kids, the neighbor's kids and show them some light!!!

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