Lorna Simpson: Collages

Lorna Simpson: Collages
Library Shelf Location 18.SIMP
Publication Date Jun 2018
“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.
ISBN 9781452161143
Quantity 1
Pages 192p; 21.6 x 2.5 x 26.4 cm
Author Lorna Simpson
Format Hardback
Publisher Chronicle Books, San Francisco
Related Artist Lorna Simpson
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Collage
Artist's Nationality American (USA)
Language English

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