Kehinde Wiley, who has been exhibiting his paintings since 2008, has been a well-known figure in the art world for his vibrant and referential portraits of African, African-American and Israeli men. Now he veers into a new direction, focusing his most recent series of works—which make up his solo exhibition, An Economy of Grace at Sean Kelly Gallery—solely on African-American women from New York
“LIFE SHOULD BE LARGER THAN LIFE. SIZE IS IMPORTANT TO ESCAPE NORMALIZATION.” – KARL LAGERFELD Visionaire 61 LARGER THAN LIFE is here! Today, we unveil the cover to the issue, which broke the Guinness World Record for largest magazine issue—TWICE.
On one of my trips to Africa last year I had the distinct opportunity to visit and stay at one of the most remote and incredible places:
THE HOUSE, Barbados “Each guest is welcomed to The House with an in-room massage. There's no front desk; instead, your personal “ambassador,” a butler-concierge, takes care of everything.” Travel + Leisure WHAT A sanctuary of privacy and peace, with quintessential service from a bygone era, this intimate hotel blends chic design and minimalist grace with the essence of the Caribbean: sophisticated yet informal, elegant yet comfortable. WHERE Located at Paynes Bay, St James, on the west coast or ‘Gold Coast’ of Barbados.
Congress embarks on a rhetorical debate about greenhouse gases WHILE campaigning to become chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives, Fred Upton, a Republican from Michigan, vowed that he would grill Lisa Jackson, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in front of his committee so often that she would need her own parking space on Capitol Hill. On February 9th Ms Jackson submitted to her first interrogation, about one of the Republican Party’s pet peeves: the EPA’s plan to restrict emissions of greenhouse gases from cars and factories by decree