Houdon Paul-Louis, 2011, Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977), bronze with polished stone base, 34 x 26 x 19 in. (86.4 x 66 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund and A. Augustus Healy Fund, 2012.51. Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum

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Cost: $8 (VMFA members $5)

Behind the Scenes: Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

with Eugenie Tsai, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art

Fri, Aug 26, 6:30–7:30 pm

Leslie Cheek Theater

Join Dr. Eugenie Tsai for an in-depth look at the special exhibition Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, a retrospective of the contemporary artist at the height of his career. Dr. Tsai, the curator of the exhibition, will discuss the selection and presentation of nearly 60 works, including sculpture, stained-glass panels and oil paintings which together, as a whole, alter the narrative of art history.