the chicago bulls

Michael Jordan by Taylor Wade

Peter Mars was commissioned to do a portrait of Michael Jordan, during the heyday of the Chicago Bulls NBA dynasty.

Beginning in 1990, the Bulls fielded a team that soon became one of the greatest in NBA history, winning 6 NBA Championships in 8 years. "I got courtside tickets to various playoff games. The crowd would go absolutely out of their minds. I also had the clearances to the locker room and press conferences. I've never seen so many photographers in my life. It was pandemonium."

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