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Purvis of Overtown (2006)

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After a stint in Raiford State Prison for a breaking and entering charge, Purvis Young seemed destined to fail, yet, while in prison, Purvis taught himself to paint. He became a highly acclaimed contemporary artist, now recognized ...See moreAfter a stint in Raiford State Prison for a breaking and entering charge, Purvis Young seemed destined to fail, yet, while in prison, Purvis taught himself to paint. He became a highly acclaimed contemporary artist, now recognized nationally as an icon of Black culture and history. Purvis paints simply because that's what he needs to do. Written by Anonymous See less
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Mar 4, 2006 (United States)
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Purvis Young
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William Arnett
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7.6 / 10 | 32 votes