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Kehinde Wiley at Roberts & Tilton

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Haiti is the focus of Kehinde Wiley’s vivid portraits of global cultures in his upcoming solo exhibition “The World Stage: Haiti.” Opening this Saturday night at Roberts & Tilton, his newest series of paintings celebrate “Haiti’s rich and varied religious traditions, as well as its traditional crafts and decorative arts,” from its historical French and Spanish colonization to current beauty pageant culture.

Image: The Sisters Zendaide and Charlotte Bonaparte (The World Stage: Haiti), 2014 by Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy of Roberts & Tilton.

Shield and Spear Screening at the Hammer Museum

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On September 16, “Shield and Spear” will make its west coast premiere at the Hammer Museum. The documentary film highlights creativity, freedom and democracy in South Africa through the eyes of its most notable artists and their experiences. The screening will include a Q&A with director Petter Ringbom and producer Alysa Nahmias along with the U.S. debut of Johannesburg performance group The Brother Moves On.

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