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African American women -- Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Local (BRBL)

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Rewriting history

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 244
Overview: Twelve ink jet prints of color photographs created by Fabiola Jean-Louis in 2020 for her project, Rewriting History, and printed in 2021. The images consist of discrete portraits of women and a girl with African heritage wearing paper gowns fashioned as silk and taffeta and often holding similarly constructed objects, imcluding a violin, as well as surrounded by symbols of late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century luxury. Jean-Louis embellished the clothing and objects...
Dates: 2020-2021, 2021