Michael Richards

 

 

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: Jamaican-born American sculptor whose works frequently explored African American themes including his 1999 sculpture Tar Baby vs. St. Sebastian that was cast from his own body and resembles a Tuskegee Airman whose body is being pierced by airplane as a reminiscent of iconography for St. Sebastian.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in the World Trade Center attack

 

Born: August 2, 1963

 

Died: September 11, 2001

 

Location: New York City, New York