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dc.contributor.advisorSantone, Jessica
dc.contributor.authorMcMeans, Tanj
dc.descriptionvi, 45 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe author explores how race, identity and representation were factors in specific works of art by two African-American women artists working in the 1980s and 90s, Carrie Mae Weems and Lorna Simpson. She observe how both artists chose to use black and white photography as a language through which to criticize racial oppression and subjugation of black women and also analyze critical texts dealing with observing the differences between blackness and whiteness in racial politics.en_US
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dc.titleIn Shades of Black and White : A Critical Analysis of Selected Works by Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weemsen_US
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