By John Turney
Renaissance: The movement began in Italy in the 14th century and the term, literally meaning rebirth, describes the revival of interest in the artistic achievements of the Classical world.
In 1963, Rozelle founded NFL Properties to manage the league's logos and sell officially licensed merchandise, but there have been many changes (too many to detail) since 1998. But whoever or whatever entity is responsible for commissioning artwork for the National Football League we make the following request:
Please commission artist Bruce Tatman to continue the Super Bowl MVP portraits.
I do not know Bruce Tatman and would make zero money on any business the NFL and Mr. Tatman would engage in. I just wish that those Super Bowl MVP and other paintings would continue and I have seen Mr.
Of course, that artist mentioned in the first paragraph is Merv Corning. Most football fans in previous generations are familiar with Corning's works. He has done perhaps 300 pieces of work that have appeared in NFL publications, i.e.
Here are some examples of Mr. Corning's work:
Here are some examples of Mr.
Here is to this request not falling on deaf ears, but a hope that the legacy of the NFL is preserved not only in film, photographs and statistics, but also in art. My view is a Renaissance in NFL Properties and in NFL artwork would be a positive thing in the sport and for the league.
Mr. Goodell, I pray this request reaches your desk. If it does I know it will get its due attention.
For more of Bruce Tatman's work his Facebook address is HERE.