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Focusing on the Hidden Horror of American Lynchings

Oliver Clasper, a London-born photographer and journalist, . . .  has set out to provoke a conversation with a project he calls The Spaces We Inherit. In photographs and interviews, he is documenting historic sites where African Americans were terrorized…

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Rare Images Shed Light on a Century of African-American Life

New York Times reported that “Cornell University Library has just made its Loewentheil Collection of African-American Photographs — 645 rare images dating from the 1860s through the 1960s that show a slice of American life not widely visible or preserved…

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How Artists Change the World

David Brooks comments on Frederick Douglass’s strategic use of photographic portraiture to breakthrough common stereotypes. “Douglass was redrawing people’s unconscious mental maps. He was erasing old associations about blackness and replacing them with new ones.”

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Photographer Wendel A. White Finds Beauty in a Haunted Past

In the current issue of U.S. 1, Ilene Dube describes the Wendel A. White exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum. “Entering the Wendel White exhibit at the New Jersey State Museum, one gets a sensation similar to that when…

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Black Balance, a Senior Art Show by Amber Stewart

The Princeton University Program in Visual Arts will present an exhibition of large-format photography by visual arts major Amber Stewart in the Lucas Gallery at 185 Nassau Street from March 30 – April 3. Her photography explores themes and questions…

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