He taught himself to draw in prison. Now he's winning over the art world.
He has found himself straddling two worlds. One’s the arena of art insiders, mingling at the Getty at an event in honor of Agnes Gund, whose Art for Justice fund gave him a $100,000 grant, and showing in New York, alongside the likes of Hank Willis Thomas and Dread Scott at the Museum of Broken Windows, a group exhibition about police violence. The other is the one he grew up in, working with young men torn between the streets and the possibility of something more. Craig’s well aware that, just recently, he was in that position himself.
Published at Thu, 04 Oct 2018 02:28:11 +0000