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Black Beauty 9781560252764

Black Beauty

A History and Celebration

ISBN-10: 1560252766
ISBN-13: 9781560252764
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PUBLISHER: Avalon Publishing Group
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Product Description: Through over 150 color and black and white photographs and an engaging, informed text Black Beauty discusses the position of blacks within the beauty hierarchy of the West, as well as the kinds of work available to black models within the past century. Author Ben Arogundade also offers insight to the ways in which certain styles of black beauty have been promoted above others. In considering black icons and celebrities from Marcus Garvey, Josephine Baker, and Muhammad Ali to Billy Dee Williams, Grace Jones and Lauryn Hill, Black Beauty reveals the many differing images of those who have embodied black beauty in our culture. Portraits by Herb Ritts, Albert Watson, Richard Avedon, and other eminent photographers are included in this stunning compilation.

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PAGES: 174
CATEGORY: Health & Fitness, History, Photography, Social Science
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