Wale Comission 2015
“Shoot for the stars, so if you fall you land on a cloud.”
“When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I’ll have no ego to injure.”
“We want to see the newest things. That is because we want to see the future, even if only momentarily. It is the moment in which, even if we don’t completely understand what we have glimpsed, we are nonetheless touched by it. This is what we have come to call art.”
“…when you don’t have very much and your life is such that you always have to think on your feet, isn’t it kind of exciting to have an art form that reflects your reality?” A portrait of the portraiture Kehinde Wiley. He is one of my favorite artist and I wanted to give him homage. The way he displays the power of black culture in his painting made me feel a sense of importance as a young high school student 4 years ago when I first saw one of his paintings in a Juxtapoz magazine.