|Michael Knepper's “Heroes” depicts a group of riders going to ground zero. The number 343 |
signifying the number of firefighters who died that day while trying to get
thousands out of the burning buildings in NYC.
Honoring the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001, world renowned artist Michael Knepper unveiled "Heroes" during a 10th anniversary 9/11Tribute Rally that was hosted by the International Firefighter's Association Motorcycle Group and Orange County Choppers (Sept. 9 to 11, 2011) in New York.
Michael Knepper is inspired by bikers right out of the biker scene. Bike Builders are often his primary subjects. Among them are Paul Cox and Keino of Indian Larry fame, Russell Mitchell of Exile and from Germany, Fred Codlin and the husband-wife team of Tomas and Dani Habermann. Knepper's studio is in Hamburg, Germany but you will find him at rallies and motorcycle events all over the world.
All of his paintings are available as posters or fine art canvas prints.