Koko Tribute Portrait
The original Koko Tribute portrait sold. Prints featuring this image are available here.
This portrait was inspired by an incredible quote from Koko the Gorilla. Known for her extraordinary mastery of sign language, she was the primary ambassador for her endangered species. She died in her sleep on June 19, 2018, at the Gorilla Foundation's preserve in Woodside, California, at the age of 46. Koko was beloved. She touched the lives of millions and was an icon for interspecies communication and empathy. Series 2018.