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Black is Beautiful since The Queen of Sheba
January 18, 2012 5:34 pm admin 1,906 Views Add To Favorites
On January 28th 2012 the Phrase "Black is Beautiful" celebrates 50 years with the Anniversary of the "naturally '62 show and the Grandassa models. and Ajass! No Official celebration is planned ... I have volunteered to organize a call to action in recognition of this movements impact on my...
Moses and his Black Bride – Black is Beautiful
January 22, 2012 7:05 pm admin 1,674 Views Add To Favorites
This weeks curation looks at "Black is Beautiful" and historical views on Black skin tone in a broader sense in preparation for the 50th Anniversary of the "Black is Beautiful" tagline we know today!...
Josephine Baker – Black is Beautiful- in 1920’s
January 22, 2012 7:11 pm admin 2,045 Views Add To Favorites
I have always loved the story of Josephine Baker! well I simply love the 1920's and it's art and design aesthetic! However the study of this revealed that even Ms Baker tried to lighten her skin! Such is the "pressure" !...
Naomi Campbell – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 1,786 Views Add To Favorites
Supermodel by Marlene Dumas;-litho of a beautiful black woman, Naomi Campbell a top British model of Afro-Caribbean descent and an "activist" for the presence of Black models in Fashion!...
Negress Lying Down – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 977 Views Add To Favorites
Jazz Musicians – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 666 Views Add To Favorites
The entertainers in this drawing by John Raedecker are probably musicians. The drawing was made after...
Ina van Zyl – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 1,906 Views Add To Favorites
The 2009 collection looks at Dutch artist Ina van Zyls work... and wonders! Does it matter? Many people who look at Ina van Zyls work wonder whether her subjects are white or dark. To the artist herself this doesnt really m...
Popular Jazz – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 605 Views Add To Favorites
In the 1930s the Netherlands became enthralled by jazz, particularly black jazz....
How the Master Rubens and Rembrandt took on – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin Views Add To Favorites
A restoration to a Rembradnt reveals his technique and is compared to that of Ruebens...
Boxers – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 4:42 pm admin 718 Views Add To Favorites
They arouse the painters curiosity, with a different color, different shades and different top light shining...
Joana – Black is Beautiful
January 24, 2012 6:35 pm admin 1,725 Views Add To Favorites
A Love Story between a slave and a soldier! Joanna and Stedman their love marriage and birth of a son! She is an attractive maiden, a mulatto of no more than 15 years. Her large eyes, as black as ebony, so full of expression, foretell the kindness of her heart....