Kehinde Wiley - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Deitch Projects, New York
    Private Collection (acquired from the above in December 2006)

  • Exhibited

    Beijing, National Art Museum of China; Shanghai Art Museum, Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, February 9 - June 30, 2007
    New York, School of Visual Arts, Being American, November - December 2011

  • Literature

    Jennifer Jankauskas, Greg Tate and Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky), Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage, China, exh. cat., John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Milwaukee, p. 32 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “There is something to be said about laying bare the vocabulary of the aristocratic measure, right? There’s something to be said about allowing the powerless to tell their own story.” - Kehinde Wiley


Defend and Develop the Island Together

oil on canvas, in artist's chosen frame
106 5/8 x 82 1/2 in. (270.8 x 209.6 cm)

$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for $87,500

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale
New York
+1 212 940 1261

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Auction 10 May 2016