This limited edition silk caftan features Kehinde Wiley’s 2008 painting The Veiled Christ, reimagined from Giuseppe Sanmartino’s 1753 marble sculpture of the same name. Providing the image of an anonymous figure, a white shroud clings to a muscular brown body, beneath which appears only faint impressions of his musculature and facial features. The background features an elegant floral textile, with botanical tendrils emanating around the models body and into the foreground.
100% silk with a satin finish 19mm.
Sizes: XS/S, M/L
Net proceeds from your purchase support Black Rock Sénégal, Wiley's artist in residence program in Dakar, Sénégal.
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Established in 2019, Black Rock Senegal is a multidisciplinary artist-in-residence program founded by Kehinde Wiley in Dakar, Senegal. The program brings together international artists to live and work at Wiley’s coastal compound for 1-3 month residencies. Designed by Senegalese architect Abib Djenne, the complex includes a residence and studio space for Wiley along with 3 single-occupancy residency apartments with adjacent studio spaces. Our mission is to support new artistic creation through collaborative exchange and to incite change in the global discourse about Africa. More information about Black Rock is available online at www.blackrocksenegal.org.