New Yorker Profiles Kehinde Wiley as Artist Installs Sculpture in Virginia

December 26th, 2019

As Kehinde Wiley‘s Rumors of War heads to a permanent installation in Virginia, the artist speaks to New Yorker on his vision and process.  “I recall trying to re-create some Velázquez paintings in which men were on horseback,” he says. “I actually hired Hollywood horses, so they could deal with the flashes.  It turns out, the artists were lying. No man-to-horse is that ratio.”

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