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BRETT COOK-DIZNEY (1968 - ) King and Shabazz.
Ink on acetate, 2004. 355x279 mm; 14x11 inches.
Provenance: PPOW Gallery, New York, with their label affixed to the backing board; private collection.
Brett Cook-Dizney's portraits of Civil Rights leaders are an homage to their legacies in the form of intimate drawings. For over two decades, artist and educator Brett Cook-Dizney has produced installations, exhibitions, curricula, and events across the United States. In 1991 he received a BFA in Fine Arts and Education from the University of California at Berkeley. A former artist in residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem Cook-Dizney is best known for billboard-style portrait paintings located throughout New York that often touch on socio-political themes. His subjects are the residents of the neighborhoods where his work appears.