February 29, 2012


The plaque beneath the photos reads: 
“The neighbors were suspicious of her hairstyle”
Lorna Simpson (American, b. 1960).  Flipside, 1991. Two gelatin silver prints and engraved plastic plaque, diptych, edition 2/3, 51 1/2 x 70 inches overall . Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. 2007.32. © Lorna Simpson 

The plaque beneath the photos reads:

“The neighbors were suspicious of her hairstyle”

Lorna Simpson (American, b. 1960).  Flipside, 1991. Two gelatin silver prints and engraved plastic plaque, diptych, edition 2/3, 51 1/2 x 70 inches overall . Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. 2007.32. © Lorna Simpson 

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tags #lorna simpson #flipside #female sexuality #black sexuality #black feminism #black art #feminist art #african masks

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