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Artist:
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, born 16 Feb 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr., born 9 Jun 1957  Search this
Medium:
Epson inkjet photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 147.3 x 111.8cm (58 x 44")
Frame: 152.4 x 116.8cm (60 x 46")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
December 19, 2008
Exhibition Label:
Since first opening a storefront church in his home state of West Virginia in 1979, Bishop T. D. Jakes (born 1957) has built a dynamic ministry that now extends far beyond the walls of The Potter’s House—the multicultural, nondenominational Christian megachurch he founded in Dallas, Texas, in 1996. Committed to the belief that his role is “to open the door of the Church for hurting people and refocus what the Church was meant to be in our society,” Jakes has developed popular religious-themed conferences and successfully utilized the mediums of radio, television, film, theater, recording, and publishing to deliver his message. A Grammy Award winner and prolific author whose books have reached the New York Times best-seller list, Jakes is also responsible for multiple initiatives to assist those in need—from the homeless and jobless to substance abusers and ex-offenders.
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Goatee  Search this
Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr.: Male  Search this
Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr.: Literature\Writer\Religious  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Object number:
EXH.TG.28
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2008 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
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