Kehinde Wiley at Stephen Friedman

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Kehinde Wiley at Stephen Friedman

Postby jasperjoffe » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:37 pm

Despite their garishness and cursory technique these paintings have power and presence. They're make use of sheer repetition of detail (as did Velazquez) and the extraordinariness of how people look. The paint is not attractive in itself but the paintings have enough dazzle to keep them alive.
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