The Art of an Athlete: Presented by Maxwell Pearce
Sunday, 12/02/2022-, 06:00 am-10:00 pm
Harlem Globetrotter Guard Maxwell “Hops” Pearce will show his inaugural exhibition, The Art of an Athlete, a vibrant fine art, mixed media and athletic material collection that highlights sports figures who have used their platforms to fight for social justice throughout history by examining the different forms of protest from one generation to the next. The exhibition will feature Increasingly popular art pieces such as “42,” “Sports and Politics Don’t Mix,” and “Wilma” pay homage to legendary Black athletes and civil rights activists such as Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Jackie Robinson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad “The Greatest” Ali, former National Football League Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and three-time track and field Olympic Gold Medalist Wilma Rudolph. “The Art of an Athlete” also honors powerful Black women athletes through pieces such as “Naomi” and “I See Me,” which are inspired by top-ranking professional tennis players Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka.