Kehinde Wiley’s Heroic Portraits at Taft Museum

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After Memling's Portrait of a Man with a Coin of the Emperor Nero

After Memling's Portrait of a Man with a Coin of the Emperor Nero
Photograph by Max Yawney, courtesy of the artist

Painter Kehinde Wiley often portrays contemporary African-American men in a heroic light, and his latest series, Memling (inspired by the work of 15th century German painter Hans Memling), is no different.

July 11–Oct. 5, Taft Museum of Art, taftmuseum.org

Originally published in the July 2014 Issue

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