Marmot MurderOn January 5, 2013, 9 p.m. at Columbia Street, New York, Raphael Ward
was killed by Walter Rodriguez (20), through one gun shot in the chest.
The gun was handed to the perpetrator by 16-year-old Timothy Montalvo.
Primary motive: a $600 Marmot winter parka. Raphael lived with his
mother and his 7-year-old brother. He was a good kid.
oil & fur on canvas, 47 x 37" (95 x 120 cm), 2013