On View: Kehinde Wiley Gallery
Oil on panel
Each panel: 48 x 120 x 2 1/2 in. (121.9 x 304.8 x 6.4 cm)
Installed: 240 x 120 in. (609.6 x 304.8 cm) (show scale)
Mary Smith Dorward Fund and Healy Purchase Fund B
© Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
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Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Go, 2003. Oil on panel, Each panel: 48 x 120 x 2 1/2 in. (121.9 x 304.8 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Mary Smith Dorward Fund and Healy Purchase Fund B, 2003.90.1a-e. © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
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This ceiling mural of five panels depicts five young black men in various poses floating though a blue sky scattered with cumulus clouds. Large, ornate doily-like halos surround the head and most of the body of three of the figures. Only the legs of one figure are visible; a figure in the far distance has a doily-like halo encircling his head. The paintings are numbered a-e starting with the top panel in the thumbnail and moving down to the bottom panel.
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