A Look at the Trove of Contemporary Art Show on Fox’s “Empire”

October 16th, 2015

A shot from Empire featuring work by Toyin Ojih Odutola, via New YorkerThe New Yorker profiles Fox Television’s Empire, and the collection of contemporary African-American art that the show has consistently used on-screen, including works by Kehinde Wiley, Mickalene Thomas, and Kerry James Marshall.  “I’ve been doing this twenty-six years, and I was really excited because rarely do I get a director who includes the art within the shot,” says set decorator Caroline Perzan. “The art has become one of the main focal points of the set design.”

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