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View an intimate portrait of one of this generation’s most intriguing and accomplished visionaries. Explore what constitutes beauty in the 21st century with a look at the intersection of art and fashion.

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Kehinde_Poster.jpg Known for his vibrant, larger-than-life reinterpretations of classical portraits featuring young African American men, New York-based visual artist Kehinde Wiley has turned the practice of portraiture on its head—and in the process, has taken the art world by storm.

Wiley recently embarked on an exciting new project: a series of classical portraits of African-American women—something he’s never done before. The film, KEHINDE WILEY: AN ECONOMY OF GRACE, documents the project as it unfolds, tracking Wiley’s process from concept to canvas, and coming to know the women whom he selects to paint. Produced by Show of Force.

RE-AIRED FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015

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