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Spotlight—Selections from Kehinde Wiley’s The World Stage: Israel – Riot Material
at Skirball Cultural Center (Through 2 September 2018) Reviewed by Emily Nimptsch Replete with royal, religious, and luscious floral imagery, Los Angeles-born painter Kehinde Wiley’s Old Master-inspired portraits not only subvert art historical tradition but also notions of power and cultural identity. Renowned for depicting traditionally underrepresented figures, typically African and African-American men, the artist …