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Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 12:00 am

Spiritual concepts, emotions or experiences may spark an artist's creative imagination. Kehinde Wiley is inspired by all three.

The Jewish Museum in New York City is currently exhibiting "The World Stage: Israel," a series of paintings by Wiley, in its Bloomberg Gallery. Wiley found the muse for his monumental works in traditional European Jewish paper cuttings and ancient Hebraic embroidery, integrating realistic representations of Israeli youths of Ethiopian heritage- painted with almost photographic reality.

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