Serena Williams | The Meaning of Serena Williams, photographed by Christopher Griffith for New York Times: US Open 2015 Issue (x)
‘‘We have to be thankful, and we also have to be positive about it so the next black person can be No. 1 on that list,’’ she told me. ‘‘Maybe it was not meant to be me. Maybe it’s meant to be the next person to be amazing, and I’m just opening the door. Zina Garrison, Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe and Venus opened so many doors for me. I’m just opening the next door for the next person.’’
Chris Thornley, also known as Raid71, is a graphic artist/designer living on the wild moors of Lancashire, UK. Chris constantly tries to adapt and be versatile, striving to illustrate a solution or provoke further ideas or concepts. His works include commercial and private commissions, editorial work for magazines and newspapers aimed at modern culture and society as well as science and technology and childrens books. His art has appeared in exhibition across the globe in both solo and group shows.