Kovash spent part of his time homeless while growing up. He was legally emancipated from his family as a teenager.
The annual art show makes its 21c Museum Hotel debut.
The exhibit is part of an international series of art shows.
The traveling exhibit runs at the museum through Sept. 10.
The traveling exhibit made its debut in 2016 at New York Fashion Week.
“People think, ‘Oh, well, it’s been done,’ but no, it hasn’t,” artist Brent Learned said. “There hasn’t been a whole exhibition about this type of artform.”
“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
The multimedia exhibit includes work by more than 40 artists from more than a dozen countries.
“Kanye West is never boring — that’s the thing,” Allen said. “It’s like a 12-sided die; there’s just always something to look at and you never know what you’re going to get.”
The exhibit remains open through June 11.