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Lorna Simpson Stereo Styles [Styles stéréo] 1988 10 dye-diffusion black-and-white Polaroid prints, 10 engraved plastic plaques 57 ¾ x 125 ¼ x 1 in x x cm) overall Collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy © Lorna Simpson

Lorna "Simpson "Wigs (Portfolio)" 1994 #IdentityPolitics #CultureWars. Among the subjects of Simpson's art is the experience of African American women in contemporary American society, a topic that encompasses issues of race and gender. Depicted here is a diverse group of wigs in an orderly presentation that suggests a line-up of scientific specimens. Text panels with artist's commentary on their use by women, entertainers, transvestites.

There Aren’t Enough Books About Modern Female Artists Explore works from the newly-reprinted book of essays Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art via New York magazine’s The Cut.

Lorna Simpson, Gestures/Reenactments, 1985 , 6 gelatin silver prints, 7 engraved plastic plaques. 
Photographs 48 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches each, 252 inches overall.

Gestures/Reenactments - Lorna Simpson, 1985 From the American Federation of Arts: “ The settings of Simpson’s photographs—which in the beginning alternate between a stark white background or somber.

Lorna Simpson...one of my favorite artists *Not my note, but one of my favorites, too.  This is like the Vintage Black Glamour for black people that were trying to imitate celebrities.

one of my favorite artists *Not my note, but one of my favorites, too. This is like the Vintage Black Glamour for black people that were trying to imitate celebrities.

Artwork Wigs by Lorna Simpson

Highlighting the work of artist Lorna Simpson and her identity-based work in photography, painting and collage.

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