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Sankofa Spirit

Larry Brown
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A limited edition work of art by Larry "Poncho" Brown that depicts an African American family embracing after being united again. The word "Sankofa" comes from the Akan language of Ghana means to "reach back and get it" and is commonly associated with the Asante proverb "It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten". This piece serves as a reminder that it is never too late to reunite your family if it is your will. It is an offset lithograph that measures 22 inches x 31 inches and is available as a standard limited edition, artist proof or a remarque. "Sankofa Spirt" ships signed and numbered by the artist and with a certificate of authenticity. This release was originally commissioned by the Morgan State University Visual Arts Department of Baltimore, MD in 2003. 

Limited Edition: 850pcs. (Edition Size) - $75.00 (Cost)

Artist Proof: 100pcs. (Edition Size) - $175.00 (Cost)

Remarque: 50pcs. (Edition Size) - $275.00 (Cost)

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Description

A limited edition work of art by Larry "Poncho" Brown that depicts an African American family embracing after being united again. The word "Sankofa" comes from the Akan language of Ghana means to "reach back and get it" and is commonly associated with the Asante proverb "It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten". This piece serves as a reminder that it is never too late to reunite your family if it is your will. It is an offset lithograph that measures 22 inches x 31 inches and is available as a standard limited edition, artist proof or a remarque. "Sankofa Spirt" ships signed and numbered by the artist and with a certificate of authenticity. This release was originally commissioned by the Morgan State University Visual Arts Department of Baltimore, MD in 2003. 

Limited Edition: 850pcs. (Edition Size) - $75.00 (Cost)

Artist Proof: 100pcs. (Edition Size) - $175.00 (Cost)

Remarque: 50pcs. (Edition Size) - $275.00 (Cost)

Specs.
Cert. Of Authenticity Certificate of Authenticity provide by the artist
Edition Limited Edition
Framed Unframed
Height 22 Inches
Length 31 Inches
Medium Offset Lithograph
Signed Signed and Numbered by the artist
SKU labr109
Year Released 2003
Larry Brown
Larry "Poncho" Brown, is a native of Baltimore, MD. He started his first business at the age of 17 as a signwriter and he has been a full time artist ever since. Poncho received his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. His art, both fine and commercial, has been published nationally in Upscale, Ebony, Ebony Man, Essence, and Jet magazines. In February '99 his art was featured in the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series No. 2 book entitled "Wrapped In Pride". His popular works have been prominently featured on several TV shows and movies including "Soulfood", "The Wire", "A Different World", "In The House" and "Avalon". His work adorns the walls of the likes of Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, Anita Baker, Susan Taylor, Ed Gordon and Bernard Bronner just to name a few.
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