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Famous Quotes By Kehinde Wiley

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I think that's kind of indicative of a type of self-confidence that people develop when they recognize their own ability to create. — Kehinde Wiley

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I think there's something important in going against the grain, and perhaps finding value in things that aren't necessarily institutionally recognized. — Kehinde Wiley

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I guess art is in the eye of the beholder. — Kehinde Wiley

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That's partly the success of my work-the ability to have a young black girl walk into the Brooklyn Museum and see paintings she recognizes not because of their art or historical influence but because of their inflection, in terms of colors, their specificity and presence. — Kehinde Wiley

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This is something that, as artists, we constantly deal with-throwing away the past, slaying the father, and creating the new. This desire to throw away the old rules. — Kehinde Wiley

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I feel sometimes constrained by the expectation that the work should be solely political. I try to create a type of work that is at the service of my own set of criteria, which have to do with beauty and a type of utopia that in some ways speaks to the culture I'm located in. — Kehinde Wiley

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What we have now is a communication ability. We have the ability to see working ideas that are going on in the great cities throughout the world and whether you live in Shanghai or you live in Sao Paulo, you have the ability of seeing and knowing the ideas of some of the greatest minds of our generation. — Kehinde Wiley

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The art world has become so insular. The rules have become so autodidactic that, in a sense, they lose track of what people have any interest in thinking about, talking about or even looking at. — Kehinde Wiley