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Creator:
Powell, Richard J., 1953-
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
xvi, 276 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NX652.A37 P69 2008 (LC)
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index.
Subject Terms:
African Americans -- Portraits.
African Americans -- Race identity.
African Americans in art -- History.
Fashion -- United States -- History.
Hendricks, Barkley L., 1945-
Luna, Donyale, 1945-1979.
Portrait drawing, American -- History.
Portrait photography -- United States -- History.
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  • Introduction : posing while Black
  • Interlocutors
  • Luna obscura
  • Barkley L. Hendricks's Afro-shrine
  • The new Black portraiture
  • Conclusion : beyond the bodies of evidence.