It seems today what is lacking in our humanity can be found in surplus within the benevolent paintings of self-taught, California-based artist William Scott. With the ingredients of faith, ambition, and science-fiction, Scott brings his own flavors to Afrofuturistic optimism, portraying Black leaders and pop-culture icons, both fictional and real, as enlightened beings who bring peace and saving grace to Earth. The SFO, or Skyline Friendly Organization, represents a cosmic alliance of goodwill.

Purchased by Spiegelworld for Superfrico’s Artery collection.

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