By Brian Fox on 1/24/2012 10:27 PM
By Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa with Megan Johnson
|When Somerset artist Brian Fox painted his moving tribute to the late Myra Kraft, little did he know he was creating an inspirational talisman that would go all the way to Super Bowl XLVI with the New England Patriots.
“I know that it is a very special piece,” Fox told the Track. “But I think what really makes it special, is that it came from the players’ hearts.”
Fox’s painting, which depicts a gaggle of Patriots, pointing skyward towards the now-iconic MHK patch, has sat in the team locker room at Gillette Stadium
Photo by David Silverman Photography
Robert Kraft is presented a painting the team had done in memory of Myra Kraft.
for every game since the team presented it to owner Robert Kraft on Christmas Eve. The Patriots haven’t lost since. “I heard that when they were down 21 to nothing to Buffalo, Mr. Kraft told his assistant to go get the painting and put it in the locker room,” the artist said.
By Brian Fox on 7/13/2011 9:54 PM
Brian Fox, a local sports and celebrity artist of national renown, donated a one of a kind painting depicting Mark Wahlberg in “The Fighter” to the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.
By Erin Kilmer