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Color, Excluded

14 Sep

Maaaan. It’s been too long. Enjoy these great paintings by Atlanta’s Amy Sherald:


From Sherald’s artist statement:

My work began as an exploration to exclude the idea of color as race from my paintings by removing “color” but still portraying racialised bodies as objects to be viewed through portraiture. These paintings originated as a creation of a fairytale, illustrating an alternate existence in response to a dominant narrative of black history.

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