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Title The new black vanguard : photography between art and fashion / [curated] by Antwaun Sargent.
Publication New York, NY : Aperture, 2019.
Copyright date ©2019
Edition First edition.
Description 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Call # 779.97469 N
Summary "In 'The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion', curator and critic Antwaun Sargent addresses a radical transformation taking place in fashion and art today. The presentation of black figures and black runway and cover models in the media and art has been one marker of increasingly inclusive fashion and art communities. More critically, however, the contemporary visual vocabulary around beauty and the body has been reinfused with new vitality and substance thanks to an increase in powerful images authored by an international community of black photographers. In a richly illustrated essay, Sargent opens up the conversation around the role of the black body in the marketplace; the cross-pollination between art, fashion, and culture in constructing an image; and the institutional barriers that have historically been an impediment to black photographers participating more fully in the fashion (and art) industries. Fifteen artist portfolios feature the brightest contemporary fashion photographers. Alongside a series of conversations between generations, their images and stories chart the history of inclusion, and exclusion, in the creation of the commercial black image, while simultaneously proposing a brilliantly re-envisioned future."--Publisher's description.
Contents The new black vanguard / Antwaun Sargent -- Campbell Addy -- Arielle Bobb-Willis -- Micaiah Carter -- Awol Erizku -- Nadine Ijewere -- Quil Lemons -- Namsa Leuba -- Renell Medrano -- Tyler Mitchell -- Jamal Nxedlana -- Daniel Obasi -- Ruth Ossai -- Adrienne Raquel -- Dana Scruggs -- Stephen Tayo -- Interviews: Campbell Addy x Jamal Nxedlana ; Mickalene Thomas x Quil Lemons ; Shaniqwa Jarvis x Renell Medrano ; Deborah Willis x Tyler Mitchell ; Daniel Obasi x Stephen Tayo.
Subject Fashion photography.
Photographers, Black -- Interviews.
Blacks -- Pictorial works.
Models (Persons) -- Pictorial works.
Blacks in mass media.
Blacks. (OCoLC)fst00833880
Blacks in mass media. (OCoLC)fst00834026
Fashion photography. (OCoLC)fst00921655
Models (Persons) (OCoLC)fst01024387
Photographers, Black. (OCoLC)fst01061621
Genre Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
Addl. Author Sargent, Antwaun, curator.
ISBN 1597114685 (hardcover) :
9781597114684 (hardcover) :

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