Me l i s s a P e c k: 'Many of you know how very rare it is for me to paint boys. This little guy Jack has such a sweet face. I wish I could say I loved every minute of painting this but it was a commission piece and stressed me out. This poor family had to wait over a year for me to finish this painting. It is a little more realistic than some of my paintings but I love the way it turned out in the end'.
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From Henry Ossawa Tanner, the first African American painter to move to Paris and be accepted into the Salon, to superstars of today like Kara Walker, here’s how generations of artists have tackled race, identity and prejudice