Oct 07, 2021 - Sale 2581

Sale 2581 - Lot 212

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
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.