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First solo exhibition of new work shown by American artist Kehinde Wiley at a UK museum and also the first to feature exclusively female portraits.

The works feature women that the artist met on the streets of Dalston and offer a visual response to American novelist Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s acclaimed, semi-autobiographiacal feminist text, The Yellow Wallpaper (1892).

In Wiley’s new portraits, each woman is positioned as autonomous, as powerful, as open to individual interpretation and as an emblem of strength within a society of complicated social networks. Wiley’s models are depicted in reimagined fields inspired by William Morris's iconic floral designs.

Contemporary artLondonArt gallery


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Valid to 31 December 2020

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As well as work by contemporary designers and makers the shop stocks a range of products featuring William Morris’ prints and a wide selection of books for anyone interested in finding out more about Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement.


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