Kurt and Kehinde Wiley sit in the artist's studio, in Brooklyn, NY.
A vibrant portrait divides the sitting area of Wiley's studio from a large space where his works in progress lay in wait.
Kurt and Wiley in front of “Place Soweto (National Assembly).”
“Place Soweto (National Assembly),” oil on canvas.
Photoshopped printouts of Wiley's models are used as guides for works in progress.
"Shantavia Beale II," oil on canvas.
"The Two Sisters," oil on linen.
"Conspicuous Fraud Series #1 (Eminence)," oil on canvas.
"Saint Remi," stained glass.
"Kalkidan Mashasha," oil and gold enamel on canvas.
Mahmud Abu Razak, oil on canvas.
"Benediter Brkou," oil and gold and silver enamel on canvas.
Detail from "Leviathan Zodiac," oil and gold enamel on canvas.
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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen is a co-production of Public Radio International
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