KEHINDE WILEY TOWEL The Virgin Martyr St. This full-sized beach towel features Kehinde Wiley's 2008 The Virgin Martyr St.Made of soft cotton terry cloth, the beach towel features one of Wileys most impressive paintings from the series Down. With The Virgin Martyr of St. Cecilia by Stefano Maderno, Wiley has transformed the famous sculpture of the martyred Saint Cecilia exploring the senseless violence towards black men in reference to the persecution and discrimination at the center of the legend of Cecilia. 32 x 71 in (81 x 180 cm). Kehinde Wiley (born February 28, 1977) is an American portrait painter based in New York City, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of African Americans, frequently referencing the work of Old Master paintings. He was commissioned in 2017 to paint a portrait of former President Barack Obama for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which has portraits of all previous American presidents. The Columbus Museum of Art, which hosted an exhibition of his work in 2007, describes his work as follows: Wiley has gained recent acclaim for his heroic portraits which address the image and status of young African-American men in contemporary culture. This section of a biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.
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Cecilia Beach NEW Sold Out RARE 2019" is in sale since Saturday, January 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Textile Art & Fiber Art". The seller is "14judge" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.