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“Smokin” Joe Frazier :: Original Art by Mr. Hooper

By December 14, 2011Art + Design

Boxer "Smokin" Joe Frazier - Original Art by Mr. Hooper

“Self-training enabled me to develop a unique style filled with peculiar relationships between scale and proportion mixed with an odd sense of perspective.”
– tim hooper

We’ve shown Tim Hooper’s work here before. Glad to see he gave Joe Frazier some due and respect in this painting.

“Smokin” Joe Frazier :: Original Mr. Hooper Art – 2011
This painting is a tribute to the great heavyweight champion of the world, Smokin’ Joe Frazier. In the foreground there is a portrait of Joe’s long-time nemesis Muhammad Ali. You will also notice a boxing-glove, an alarm clock, a radio, and the Liberty Bell. In the center of the painting on a make-shift wooden stage (the sort you might see an old-time politician or a snake oil salesman use) is the Smokin’ Joe himself.

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