A comparison Kehinde Wiley's "Rumors of War" and the Gen. J.E.B. Stuart statue on Monument Avenue. Click on the slider in the middle of the image to move it back and forth.
“Rumors of War” depicts an African American figure with a crown of dreadlocks and dressed in modern clothing and sneakers, sitting astride a horse. Cast in bronze, the sculpture is over 27 feet tall and was on view in New York’s Times Square for the past few months.
It was created in response to Richmond’s monument of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on Monument Avenue.