How Kehinde Wiley Is Reshaping the Monumental

March 17, 2023

Kehinde Wiley holding a paint brush to a painting

Explore the life and work of artist Kehinde Wiley.

Exploring the life and work of artist Kehinde Wiley, this film takes viewers on a journey from Wiley’s upbringing in South Central Los Angeles to his ascent as one of the world’s most iconic visual artists. Featuring interviews with the artist, his twin brother Taiwo Wiley, and his close friend and fellow artist Mickalene Thomas, the film supports the exhibition An Archaeology of Silence, on view at the de Young museum March 18 through October 15, 2023.