The young man gently looks down upon a large ball. The ball has large green eyes reminiscent of a video game sphere.
Four other such balls with bi-color eyes are located behind him within concentric circles radiating out from the podium. Red, green & black tunnels or holes line the rim of the raised podium.
The work is primarily drawn in black in the style of pointillism with only the creatures' eyes and tunnels emphasized by watercolor. Signed "Sowell" by the artist in pencil at right beneath the image.
The African-American artist Floyd Sowell is known for his art work and book illustrations of the 1960's and 70's including his powerful poster of Bobby Seale bound and gagged illustrating Martin Luther King, Jr. S quote "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere". Sowell illustrated many books of the period, including ones on Muhammed Ali, Martin Luther King, Jr.
And other significant African-Americans of the period. Among other books which he illustrated are Musa Nagenda's "Dogs of Fear, a Story of Modern Africa" , Louise Meriwether's The Heart Man: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams", Nancy Henderson's "Walk Together: Five Plays on Human Rights" , and Genevieve Gray's "A Kite For Bennie. I UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE ABOVE AUTOGRAPH!
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The item "AFRICAN-AMERICAN Artist FLOYD SOWELL ORIG SIGNED PEN, INK & WATERCOLOR DRAWING" is in sale since Friday, July 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Drawings".
The seller is "siberiandogs" and is located in Cadyville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.