To look at things we think we know but then challenge the assumptions made about them.
— Max Kutner
Today's Portrait Monday is brought to you by Jennifer Winsor.
Kehinde Wiley is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of minority figures, which blur the line between traditional and contemporary modes of representation while calling into question the racial framework of art history. He will often use old masters' paintings for the pose of the figure. Stunning!