Object of the Month: Marechal Floriano Peixoto by Kehinde Wiley
In his World Stage series, Kehinde Wiley embarked on an exploration of portraits of individuals of color that he recruited from the streets of Brazil, China, Haiti, and other countries. Join a Docent-led conversation about issues of self-representation, power, and the significant role art from the past can play in forming a contemporary vision.
Image: Kehinde Wiley, Marechal Floriano Peixoto (from The World Stage: Brazil Series), 2009. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum. Museum purchase with funds provided by Contemporary Forum (ArtPick 2009) in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary.