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Plymouth artist Tony Roko's painting of Marvin Gaye will be on display at the Motown Museum exhibit in honor of the life and career of the legendary recording artist through the month of April.
"Roko captures the feel of Studio A", said Lina Stephens, Chief Curator at Motown, "We're excited to have the piece for our exhibit", Lina added of Roko's 36"x48" depiction of Marvin smoking in the famed studio. "No smoke - No sing was Marvin's policy on recording" said Roko, "Marvin always got his way, even when it wasn't good for Marvin".
Roko is best known for his stylized portraiture and his innovative use of auto body paints for his artwork.