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A Little Birdy Told Me.

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Share This.The weather continues its bipolar tantrums, but it’s photo series like these that remind us that the days of warm temps and consistent blue skies will be here anyday now. Created by Monika Ottehenning, House Bird gives us that quaint summer feeling.

Women from (Black) Venus.

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Share This.We stumbled upon something quite grand this morning. Glimmering like a diamond in the interweb rough, The Black Venus Project is a bold collection of Afrocentric beauty. Created by Maxim Vakhovskiy, The Black Venus Project is available → here ← in book form. Although it is currently sold out, there will definitely be more available in the near future.

The Quazi’ Perspective: 10 Days/ 35 Prints.

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Share This.One of our favorite photographers, J. Quazi King, has been struck with a bout of spring generosity. In an effort to show his appreciation for his fans and supporters, King is printing some of his most coveted works for our owning pleasure. King released this statement via his Tumblr today: “I generally don’t like selling prints of my work and rarely do so. When I do it’s usually to Read More

It Started with a Red Girl.

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Share This.We’ve officially fallen in with Kwesi Abbensetts. After spotting one of Abbensetts’ pieces on the interwebs, we decided to delve deeper and what we found was pure gold. What intrigues us the most is Abbensetts’ soothing manipulation of light.

First Thing Smokin’.

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Share This.J. Quazi King entrances us with yet another photographic masterpiece. In these series of portraits, King cast his subject, Adesuwa, in a photo booth inspired theme, and cleverly gives the loosey smoke an ethereal, nimbus-like quality.

Out of Africa.

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Share This.Vanja Lisac‘s Out of Africa pits its subjects against a brilliant African backdrop. There is a welcomed struggle between the model and the environment, both are simultaneously vying for your attention. The model eventually wins out, hooking you with bold features, warm hues, and distinguished garbs.

An Ode to Sarah Moon.

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Share This.We have yet another offering from one of our favorite artists, Glenford Nunez. A quiet evolution is coming to form in Nunez’s work, an evolution that we are more than happy to document. Nunez, who is mostly known for producing portraits of beauty, has gone a step further by implementing ethereal illusions that have resulted in a conceptual masterpiece. Nunez’s latest series is a haunting ode to a ghost Read More

Steps to Greatness.

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Share This.As you may already know, we can never get enough of Baltimore-based photographer, Glenford Nunez. The artist recently made a fresh addition to his renowned Coiffure Project, and we thought we would share it with our readers–especially those of you who enjoyed our past coverage.

Forever Summer.

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Share This.One of our favorite photographers, J. Quazi King, recently shot the lovely Whitney Summer. The series is a minimalistic and quaint, somewhat of a far cry from his usual bold, vibrant style.  

Tête-à-Tête.

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Share This.We stop by the Yancey Richardson Gallery in Chelsea on Wednesday to see Tête-à-Tête, a new show of works by African and African-American artists, curated by the artist Mickalene Thomas. We had heard about the show’s opening last Thursday (Jul 12th) but were unavailable to attend. This week we were determined to see the collectives works come hell or high water; mother nature opted for high water. We hurried to the gallery hoping Read More