Kehinde Wiley Blue Boy Candle

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  • $125.00
  • Regular price $150.00

The Blue Boy candle is titled after Kehinde Wiley's painting, A Portrait of a Young Gentleman (2021), created as a contemporary response to Thomas Gainsborough's iconic Blue Boy portrait (1770).  This limited-edition candle is inspired by the manner in which Wiley's painting reimagines Gainsboroughs young, white subject as a Black, Senegalese surfer, and replaces the original moody, wooded landscape with a vibrant floral backdrop.  The scent is comprised of a poignant blend of cedar wood, incense, Siberian Fir and black pepper.

Net proceeds from your purchase support the artist in residence program Black Rock Sénégal, founded by Wiley in 2019.

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