The painter Kehinde Wiley has long appropriated the poses and demeanors used in classical painting for his own means, focusing on contemporary urban men instead of lords and royals. During the Frieze London Art Fair, he opened his first solo UK show at the Stephen Friedman Gallery. Titled “The World Stage: Jamaica,” this iteration of his “World Stage” series focuses on the Bahamian island. Where he’s previously focused on men in the locations of Brazil, China, Israel, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sri Lanka, Wiley adds women to the repertoire. Check out a short video of the opening-night exhibition above that details the paintings, presented by Vernissage TV.

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