The Inferior Man That Proved Hitler Wrong
Found tin, colored pencil, nails, on wood
43.75 x 42 x 4 inches
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund and partial gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation
The Inferior Man That Proved Hitler Wrong is an homage to Jesse Owens that suggests the pent-up energy of an era of history—the black freedom struggle—is about to spring into full stride.