Remembering Artist / Ernie Barnes | Edition VI

Ernie Barnes, an artist who with each stroke of his brush propelled modern “black art” into the mainstream during a time when the words “black” and “art” were deemed far from synonymous. As a one-time professional athlete in the NFL he said it best, One day on the playing field I looked up and the sun was breaking through the clouds, hitting the unmuddied areas on the uniforms, and I said, That’s beautiful!’…... Read More