Ed Dwight - Dizzy Gillespie, 1992 (detail)

Ed Dwight / Edward Joseph Dwight Jr.

February 25, 2013

Ed Dwight is an American artist, one of the most prolific and insightful sculptors in America. He was the first African American astronaut candidate and the Air Force test pilot.

Featured image: Ed Dwight - Dizzy Gillespie, 1992 (detail). Bronze and Brass with a Marble Base. 19 1/2 × 10 × 20 in. 49.5 × 25.4 × 50.8 cm. Edition of 75. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy RoGallery