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Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present Hardcover – October 5, 2009
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The book is a treasure, a triumph and a singular achievement that invites fresh and enduring insights with each viewing. --Jennifer Baszile"
Top Customer Reviews
Many images from photographers I have not seen before. The book chronicled more contemporary photos than I expected. Great images from the 70's.
Body and Image some 1920's areola, James Brown and Ali, cover model, and Marvin Hagler.
Beauty Contests- Joe Louis, Jim Brown, Sean Combs.
Color Plates are in color-Condoleezza Rice, some bare backsides, Ray Charles, President and wife, Serena Williams, and Miss Olympia. Printed in Italy.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
love this book! perfect size and the photo history is so informative - must have!Published 4 months ago by Dawn
Lovely book with many fantastic, hard to find, rarely seen before photos of many generations of African Americans.Published 6 months ago by myca
Kind of misleading. Bought my mom one for Kwanzaa last year, thinking the whole book is about black people. Read morePublished 9 months ago by nadira boddie
Wonderful photos beauty at best seen through another set of eyesPublished 13 months ago by bee lieve bake shop
Beautiful. It was a gift for my brother who is a photographer. I devoured it before wrapping it. Lovely.Published 17 months ago by Karen Osborne