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Dancer Omari Mizrahi on Mark Bradford’s Painting "Duck Walk"

Feb 19, 2019 3 MINUTES

Omari Mizrahi (Ousmane Wiles) received the status of Legend in the House of Mizrahi after ten years of competing in the Vogue Ballroom scene in New York City.

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Special thanks to Alexis Gonzalez, Ann Meisinger, and Shireen Rahimi 

Featured Artwork:

Mark Bradford (American, b. 1961). Duck Walk, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 9 ft. 1/4 in. x 14 ft. 1/2 in. (275 x 428 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 2017 (2017.291a, b). © Mark Bradford. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

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