February 28~ African-American visual artists

Amy Sherald (Born 1973)
African-American painter known for her life-size portraits of Black Americans
https://nmwa.org/explore/artist-profiles/amy-sherald

The Rabbit in the Hat / 2009 / Oil on canvas / 54”x43”

 

 

Kehinde Wiley (Born 1977)
African-American artist who quotes historical images in a modern context
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Kehinde-Wiley

Shantavia Beale II / 2012 / Oil on canvas / 60”x48”

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