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Passing/Posing (Immaculate Consumption)

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
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.90.4
CREDIT LINE Mary Smith Dorward Fund and Healy Purchase Fund B
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
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CAPTION Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Passing/Posing (Immaculate Consumption), 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, 2003.90.4. © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
IMAGE overall, 2003.90.4_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Young black man floating among cumulus-like clouds. He is standing in a dramatic pose with his arms raised at his elbows, the fingertips of his hands touching in a praying-like pose. His body is turned ¾, but his head is turned toward viewer. His left leg is bent backwards at the knee. He is dressed in jeans, pink shirt, and white socks. The canvas is arched at top and has a purple ground decorated with a silver and gold fleur de lis pattern.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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