"Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic"

"Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic"

Collection of Pamela K. and William A. Royall, Jr. Courtesy of Sean Kelly, New York. Copyright Kehinde Wiley. Photo by Jason Wyche, courtesy of Sean Kelly, New York Kehinde Wiley, The Two Sisters, 2012. Oil on linen.

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Fri., Oct. 7, 6-10 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 12-5 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and First Friday of every month, 5-10 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8 2017
$5 plus general admission ($18 for adults) during non-free hours

Location Info:

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ  85004
602-257-1222

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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