Lorna Simpson Collages: (Art Books, Contemporary Art Books, Collage Art Books)

Lorna Simpson Collages

(Art Books, Contemporary Art Books, Collage Art Books)

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ISBN10: 1452161143 ISBN13: 9781452161143 Contributors: Alexander, Elizabeth (Introduction) Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc Published: Jun 5 2018 Weight: 2.20lbs. Height: 10.00" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Black women's heads of hair are galaxies unto themselves, solar systems, moonscapes, volcanic interiors.
--Elizabeth Alexander, from the Introduction

Using advertising photographs of black women (and men) drawn from vintage issues of Ebony and Jet magazines, the exquisite and thought-provoking collages of world-renowned artist Lorna Simpson explore the richly nuanced language of hair. Surreal coiffures made from colorful ink washes, striking geological formations from old textbooks, and other unexpected forms and objects adorn the models to mesmerizingly beautiful effect.

Featuring 160 artworks, an artist's statement, and an introduction by poet, author, and scholar Elizabeth Alexander, this volume celebrates the irresistible power of Simpson's visual vernacular.
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