Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Lady in the Portrait d'une négresse

"The Other N Word" Hall of Fame -(2) lady in the Portrait d'une négresse - for inspiring the first portrait of an African woman to be featured in The Louvre and one of the very few paintings by a woman to gain such prestige. Much ado is made of the artist, but her muse is the visual symbol of black women's PRESENCE and SIGNIFICANCE during this critical time in history.

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