Artist Replete presents "Above Anything Else, I Hate To Lose" by Chicago artist Roger J. Carter. A portrait of Jackie Robinson recreated using toy soldiers. For a unique addition, the artist added a vintage frame, painted in the color of blue Jackie once wore on the field.
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”
- Jackie Robinson
During the spring of 2020, South Side, Chicago artist Roger J. Carter formed a new body of work through relentless experimentation. He gradually built a style that spoke to his personal taste and inspired everyone around him.
Using toy soldiers, the artist has created captivating portraits of musicians, activists and writers. The soldiers, previously looked at as nothing more than a toy, took on a new meaning, as part of a greater expression.
"For me I've always been political in my art. I've always done revolutionary characters and rebels. So in that regard, I consider my art as a form of protest.My Art Is My Protest."
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