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Garments of Grass and Flowers Fuse Jeanne Simmons’s Body to the Landscape

 Art #clothing #hair #land art #nature May 18, 2022 Grace Ebert “Grass Cocoon” (2018). All images © Jeanne Simmons, shared with permission “When we spend a lot of time in a place, and if we are paying attention, a kind of intimacy develops,” says Jeanne Simmons. The artist, who’s based in the Pacific Northwest, …

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Activist Symbols and Witty Scenarios Are Woven into Towering Hair Sculptures by Laetitia Ky

 Art #activism #books #hair May 13, 2022 Gabrielle Lawrence All images courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press, shared with permission Laetitia Ky exercises art activism by braiding African identity into hair sculpture. Born from the lack of representation she experienced growing up on the Ivory Coast, her practice started by cutting the silky straight strands …

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Through Blocks of Geometric Color, Artist Derrick Adams Celebrates the Joy of Self-Expression

 Art #acrylic #graphite #hair #painting #wigs April 22, 2022 Grace Ebert “Style Variation 35” (2020), acrylic paint and graphite on digital inkjet photograph, 245.1 x 153 x 4.4 centimeters. All images © Derrick Adams, courtesy Salon 94, New York In Looks, artist Derrick Adams references the immense potential of a wig to alter an …

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