Saturday, November 1, 2008

A&O Prize (2008): "The Dead Christ in a Tomb" by Kehinde Wiley

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By TAHLIB

CALIFORNIA - Unarguably the most celebrated African American painter of our times, Kehinde Wiley's "The Dead Christ in a Tomb" (c. 2007) is the recipient of the Alpha & Omega Prize for Contemporary Religious Art of the year.  The painting is currently on view at the Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles. The prize is a contemporary religious art recognition for the promotion of religious dialogue in America during the past year.