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Lorna Simpson collages

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2018]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cmISBN:
  • 9781452161143
  • 1452161143
Other title:
  • Collages
Contained works:
  • Simpson, Lorna, 1960- Works. Selections
  • Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962- Of the black and boisterous hair
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • N6537.S5554 A4 2018
Contents:
Introduction: "Of the black & boisterous hair" / Elizabeth Alexander -- Artist statement / Lorna Simpson -- The collages. Earth & sky ; Ebony ; Jet ; Riunite & ice.
Summary: This book showcases the exquisite collage work of internationally acclaimed artist Lorna Simpson. Combining vintage advertising images of black women and men with colorful ink washes, striking geological formations, and dreamy skyscapes, Simpson creates fantastical coiffures that pay homage to the beauty of black hair. A lyrical introduction by eminent poet Elizabeth Alexander rounds out this volume.
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Introduction: "Of the black & boisterous hair" / Elizabeth Alexander -- Artist statement / Lorna Simpson -- The collages. Earth & sky ; Ebony ; Jet ; Riunite & ice.

This book showcases the exquisite collage work of internationally acclaimed artist Lorna Simpson. Combining vintage advertising images of black women and men with colorful ink washes, striking geological formations, and dreamy skyscapes, Simpson creates fantastical coiffures that pay homage to the beauty of black hair. A lyrical introduction by eminent poet Elizabeth Alexander rounds out this volume.

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