The exhibition opens on 21st of August 2019 at (Espoo Museum of Modern Art) EMMA in Finland, bringing together over 100 works by 48 international artists to explore the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art. Previously it was at the National Portrait Gallery, London, Grand Palais, Paris and in Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn. EMMA marks the last venue of the tour, where the exhibition will run until 26 January 2020. Produced by the National Portrait Gallery, the show is curated by the Gallery Director Dr Nicholas Cullinan. Michael Jackson: On the Wall is produced in cooperation with the Michael Jackson Estate.
The artist list; Rita Ackermann, Emma Amos, Lyle Ashton Harris, Dara Birnbaum, Appau Junior Boakye-Yiadom, Candice Breitz, Monster Chetwynd, Michael Craig-Martin, Dexter Dalwood, Graham Dolphin, Mark Flood, Isa Genzken, Michael Gittes, Todd Gray, Kai Guetta, Maggi Hambling, Jonathan Horowitz, Rashid Johnson, Isaac Julien, Johannes Kahrs, KAWS, David LaChapelle, Louise Lawler, Klara Lidén, Glenn Ligon, Sam Lipp, Isaac Lythgoe, Paul McCarthy, Rodney McMillian, Dawn Mellor, Dan Mihaltianu, Mr. Brainwash, Lorraine O’Grady, Catherine Opie, Yan Pei-Ming, Grayson Perry, Paul Pfeiffer, Faith Ringgold, Michael Robinson, Pamela Rosenkrantz, Mark Ryden, Susan Smith-Pinelo, Donald Urquhart, Andy Warhol, Kehinde Wiley, Hank Willis Thomas, Jordan Wolfson ja Rose Wylie.
Image credit: Kehinde Wiley Equestrian Portrait of King Philip II (Michael Jackson) 2010 oil on canvas 3510 x 3010 mm Olbricht Collection, Berlin. Photo by Jeurg Iseler. Courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York © Kehinde Wiley
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