Marcus Leslie Singleton 'Basketball'
Marcus Leslie Singleton 'Basketball'

Marcus Leslie Singleton 'Basketball'

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Artist: Marcus Leslie Singleton
Title: Basketball
Size: 22 x 30 in (55.88 x 76.2 cm)
Medium: Acrylic, spray paint and silkscreen ink on woven paper
Edition: From a series of 10 unique works + 3 A.P. & 2 P.P.
Year: 2021
Notes: Hand signed & Numbered by the Artist. Custom Framed in Flat White Floating on White Acid Free Matting and Spacers.

The image Basketball follows the artist's goal to highlight the preciousness of life by celebrating Black life, culture, music, folklore, religion, and tradition through the depiction of the most mundane, routine moments. In this particular case, the focus is put on a single basketball player around which Singleton creating different types of settings with acrylic and spray paint alongside the silk-screened image on woven paper. This alternation of the starting motif produces a variety of scenes varying from a one-on-one game with another player or being alone at the court, over interrupting a BBQ in the park or going after ice cream truck, all the way to battling dinosaurs, mimicking Thor, or canoeing by the beach.