As the nation took to the streets to protest racism and police brutality over the summer of 2020, artist Set Free Richardson turned to sports, watching with a curious eye to note how the basketball world would respond to this crucial moment in time.
You have seen his artwork, even if you didn’t realize it. Meanwhile, he has seen the way the game and broader culture intertwine, the former helping to shape the latter. But when the power and grace of NBA athletes would be on full display, he felt that this might be the moment when everyone else would realize it.
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