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I like it because it, [Kehinde Wiley's Saint John the Baptist II, painting], shows like the regalness of just Black people being Black people and who they are.

Amiyah Gibbs-Jones, member of the Nasher Teen Council since 2018.


One minute, one work of art, one personal story. Brought to you by the Nasher Museum Education Department.

Watch The Art Minute featuring former Teen Council member Amiyah Gibbs-Jones and her favorite painting (below) by Kehinde Wiley. 

Kehinde Wiley, Saint John the Baptist II, 2006. Oil on canvas, 96 x 72 inches (243.8 x 182.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Blake Byrne, A.B.’57; 2017.5.1. © 2020 Kehinde Wiley.
Kehinde Wiley, Saint John the Baptist II, 2006. Oil on canvas, 96 x 72 inches (243.8 x 182.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Blake Byrne, A.B.’57; 2017.5.1. © 2020 Kehinde Wiley.

 

Video Production

Videography and Editing
J Caldwell, Photographer & Social Media Manager, Nasher Museum

Graphic Design
Rachel Goodwin, Graphic Designer and Web Content Manager, Nasher Museum

Producer and Videography
Wendy Hower, Director of Engagement & Marketing, Nasher Museum

Editing
Assata Reid, student intern, North Carolina Central University, Class of 2021

Special Thanks

Trevor Schoonmaker, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, Nasher Museum

Jessica Ruhle, Director of  Education, Nasher Museum

Elizabeth Peters, Museum Educator for Community Audiences, Nasher Museum

Ryan Helsel, K-12 and Family Programs Educator, Nasher Museum

Support

Support for the Nasher Museum’s education programs is provided by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the Yukio & Toshiko Nakayama Art Museum Endowment, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, Fox Family Foundation, the David & Elisabeth Nimocks Foundation.

The Nasher Teens program is generously supported by The Sahm Family Foundation.

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