Legacy Written in Truth

Legacy Written in Truth

Elio Mercado, a Sunrise, Florida-based artist, painted this mural in June, 2023 on the east exterior of the Chatterbox Jazz Club. His portrait combines visual elements inspired by lines from Knight’s poetry; the mural’s color scheme takes a cue from the cover of Knight’s Belly Song and Other Poems (1973), a Pulitzer Prize-nominated work.  “My mural is meant to highlight the life of Etheridge Knight, who creatively worded his
experience with raw imagery and truth,” Mercado said. “I ... view more »

Category: Mural

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2023


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435 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46204