HOTTENTOT VENUS

Asia Hamilton

$1,000

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In a reclamation of the black woman’s body Sarah Baartman “2.0” is a representation of the new standard of beauty for black women. A resurgence of confidence and pride in her voluptuous figure. This piece demolishes stereotypes by celebrating the aesthetics of the black female body as art. Hottentot Venus. LIMITED EDITION 1 OF 10 1 sold 9 left

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48"H × 32"W × 0.0215"D
Photography
Color
Figurative/Portraits
Conceptual
Unframed
Digital photography / c-print 48x32
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Asia Hamilton has been shooting textures around the Detroit area for 10 years. She photographs textures arranging shape, color, and form to create a composition that resembles an abstract painting. This piece incorporates fragments of a Detroit building. It is from the abstract texture photography series "SURFACE".

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