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Author Powell, Richard J., 1953-

Title Cutting a figure : fashioning Black portraiture / Richard J. Powell.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    700.8996 POW    Available
Description xvi, 276 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index.
Contents Introduction : posing while Black -- Interlocutors -- Luna obscura -- Barkley L. Hendricks's Afro-shrine -- The new Black portraiture -- Conclusion : beyond the bodies of evidence.
Subject Hendricks, Barkley L., 1945-
Luna, Donyale, 1945-1979.
African Americans in art -- History.
African Americans -- Portraits -- History.
Portrait drawing, American -- History.
Portrait photography -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Fashion -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780226677279 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226677273 (cloth : alk. paper)

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