Kehinde wiley

politics

The Long, Strange Conservative Obsession with Obama's Sexuality

After his official portrait was revealed, far-right websites alleged it contained "secret sperm."
Eve Peyser
2.18.18
painting

All Hail Kehinde Wiley's Portraits of Black Art Royalty

An artist famous for painting everyday black people turns to new models—his art world peers.
Gabrielle Bruney
6.20.17
video

Modern vs. Contemporary Art at the Armory

In Art Guides, The Creators Project brings you the global art trends you need to know about.
The Creators Project
3.10.16
Art

Artists, Movements, and Exhibitions to Celebrate This Black History Month

February is as much about celebrating past accomplishments that form the foundations of black creativity as it is about claiming a black future.
Antwaun Sargent
2.14.16
brothers

Making Black Men Visible—By Painting Them Together

Wild colors make Jordan Casteel's symbolic paintings pop off the canvas.
Antwaun Sargent
10.21.15
Film

[Premiere] Watch 'Artistry/Technology' a Documentary with MIA, Frank Gehry, Miranda July, and More

The world’s greatest artists and creatives explore the relationship between art and technology in the new documentary from Liberatum, which premieres today on The Creators Project.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.28.15
Art

Everything We Know About the Art in 'Empire'

Step inside the world of Cookie and Lucious—from Klimt to Kehinde Wiley, here's a guide to the art in 'Empire.'
Becky Chung
3.17.15
Stuff

The Enduring Power and Beauty of Artist Kehinde Wiley's Representation of Black Men and Women

In anticipation of the celebrated artist's upcoming retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum, I talked with Wiley about what's changed in his life since his first solo show at the same museum almost exactly ten years ago.
Antwaun Sargent
2.19.15