medievalpoc:

black-culture:

Kehinde Wiley’s paintings often blur the boundaries between traditional and contemporary modes of representation. Rendered in a realistic mode–while making references to specific Old Master paintings–Wiley creates a fusion of period styles, ranging from French Rococo, Islamic architecture and West African textile design to urban hip hop and the “Sea Foam Green” of a Martha Stewart Interiors color swatch. Wiley’s slightly larger than life size figures are depicted in a heroic manner, as their poses connote power and spiritual awakening. Wiley’s portrayal of masculinity is filtered through these poses of power and spirituality.

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Kehinde Wiley official website

riri-stylinson:

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astrid farnsworth, fringe season three

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olympialetan:

R.I.P Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

olympialetan:

R.I.P Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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