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Kehinde Wiley, First African-American to Paint Official U.S Presidential Portrait of Obama Sets Up Artist Residency in Senegal

In his Avant-Garde Africa feature on CNN, Kehinde Wiley, the Nigerian-American artist who became the first African-American artist to paint an official presidential portrait of former US President Barack Obama, talks about the artist residency program – Black Rock – he built in Dakar, Senegal. About Senegal, he said: It’s radically foreign, but it’s also […] The post Kehinde Wiley, First African-American to Paint Official U.S Presidential Portrait of Obama Sets Up Artist ...
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Added April 24, 2019
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