Artist Nikkolas Smith's portrait of George Floyd wearing a tuxedo and bow tie was meant to celebrate and mourn his life. More on the activism in Smith's paintings of Black heroes and victims of police brutality on All Things Considered from NPR News.
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(Photo: Artist Nikkolas Smith found inspiration for this painting in Dai Sugano's photograph of a protester kneeling before police. Smith posts his digital paintings — many with social justice themes — to social media in the hope that his art will inspire change - Nikkolas Smith)