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Martin Luther King envelope

August 8, 2011

by Chris Barnett

Martin Luther King envelope by Chris Barnett


Chris Barnett’s art work is exhibited with the Prisons Foundation. “The Day the Music Died” (pencil and graphite shavings, merged portrait of murdered artists Big, Tupac and Jam Master Jay) was published in Art of Prison Survival, Sept.-Oct. 2006. He is currently incarcerated at Green Haven Correctional Facility, P.O. Box 4000, Stormville, New York 12582-4000, Chris Barnett 96A3659

Thanks to Robin Martin for help with the submission. —Eds.

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  1. Kelly Fordon
    August 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    I think that is one of the most amazing drawings of Martin Luther King I have ever seen, capturing the feeling in his eyes–both hope and sadness. Kelly Fordon

  2. August 9, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Wonderful drawing! It’s so alive you can almost hear him speaking. What amazing talent.

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