George Nock, former running back with the New York Jets & Washington Redskins was destined to become an artist. Introduced to drawing & sculpture very early in life, the self-taught, Nock has distinguished himself amongst the great sculptors of the 20th & 21st century due to an intrinsic ability to capture "the moment" with versatility in bronze often reflecting life's experiences.
Artist Herbert Gentry (1919-2003) made vibrant expressionist paintings of figures and faces, mixing global influences and African American experience. Referring to his childhood during the Harlem Renaissance, Gentry asserted “Harlem prepared me for Paris.” After completing military service in World War II, Herb Gentry returned to Paris for art school - and found himself in the heart of the expatriate American community in Montparnasse. More
Edward Clark is an abstract painter whose work has drawn accolades internationally for five decades. He is the first painter credited with working on a shaped canvas, an innovation that influenced contemporary art through the 1950s and 1960s. He is also known for his powerful brush stroke, large-scale canvases, and especially, his use of color, which makes some people call him an "Abstract Impressionist." More
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'Jimmy Winkfield' by George Nock
Jimmy Winkfield: Last African American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby in 1902