"Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic"
Imagine someone approaching you on the street and saying he wants to paint your portrait. Most people with street smarts would turn away — unless that man was Brooklyn-based artist Kehinde Wiley, whose paintings setting everyday people in scenes from famous artworks will be featured in “A New Republic" at Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue.
The exhibition features 60 works, including paintings and sculpture, which span the artist’s prolific 14-year career. The exhibition, organized by the Brooklyn Museum, continues through January 8, 2017. Visit www.phxart.org.
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