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Passing/Posing (Assumption)

Kehinde Wiley

Contemporary Art

MEDIUM Oil on canvas mounted on panel
DATES 2003
DIMENSIONS 96 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
CREDIT LINE Mary Smith Dorward Fund and Healy Purchase Fund B
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Young black man standing in a dramatic pose with his (proper left) hand raised to his heart and his (proper right) arm elevated at the elbow with open hand raised in a greeting-like gesture. He is wearing a hooded sweatshirt. The canvas is arched at top and is decorated with scrolling vines and an occasional flower.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Passing/Posing (Assumption), 2003. Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 96 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Mary Smith Dorward Fund and Healy Purchase Fund B, 2003.90.3. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.90.3_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2003.90.3_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
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