YOUNG BROTHERMAN

Illustrated by
Anyabwile, Dawud
Written by
Sims, Guy A.
Subject of
Big City Entertainment, Inc., American, founded 2007
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
H x W x D: 48 1/16 × 35 7/8 × 1 3/16 in. (122 × 91.2 × 3 cm)
Type
paintings
Place made
United States, North and Central America
Date
2008
Description
A black and white painting titled YOUNG BROTHERMAN by Dawud Anyabwile. The painting is of Brotherman’s face. The left side of his face is facing towards the viewer. He is wearing a black mask over his eyes and has his lips slightly parted. Black text at the top of the painting reads “SUDDENLY THIS BECAME SERIOUS / …DEAD SERIOUS!” The painting has a white border. The painting is signed and inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Art
Comics and graphic novels
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number
2017.116.5.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Big City Entertainment, Inc.
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Classification
Visual Arts
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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