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Kehinde Wiley Blue Neon Bandana$75.00 $67.50 Members
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This magnet was created in celebration of the exhibition Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Kehinde Wiley, The Wounded Achilles, 2022. Measures 2.75 x 3.9 in.
Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence features a new body of work by the American artist confronting the legacies of colonialism through the visual language of the fallen figure. It expands on a subject the artist first explored in his 2008 series Down—a group of large-scale portraits of young Black men inspired by Wiley’s encounter with Hans Holbein the Younger’s The Dead Christ in the Tomb (1521–1522) at the Kunstmuseum Basel. Holbein’s painting triggered an ongoing investigation into the iconography of death and sacrifice in Western art that Wiley traced across religious, mythological, and historical subjects.
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