On View: Contemporary Art Gallery
Oil on canvas mounted on panel
96 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 3.8 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). 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)
overall, 2003.90.3_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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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.
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