Ezra Winter Project: Chapter One
He rose as if from nowhere, a farm boy from rural Michigan — self-taught, fiercely driven, tall and handsome and unequivocally ambitious. He married, started a family and won the Prix de Rome
just before World War I. Part angry young man and part hopeless romantic, his is a fascinating story of remarkable accomplishment and ineffable tragedy. This is the first installment in a year-long visual biography of Ezra Winter — the most famous artist you’ve never heard of.