Tuesday, June 16, 2020

art in action -- Rolling Stone cover by Kadir Nelson

Two artist friends shared these "in process" images of this powerful work.
It's fascinating to see the scale of the canvas...
 And the references he uses...

 Here's more about reference painting "Liberty Leading the People" by Eugene Delacroix

 photo of artist from his website:

Interview about the work:

Kadir Nelson is also the artist of this New Yorker cover -- "Say Their Names" 

This New Yorker link is interactive. Go to the link. Scroll down on the sidebar to learn the stories of all the subjects in this cover.

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