Lorna Simpson, Unbroken 2017

Lorna Simpson art

I really dig this Unbroken collage by Lorna Simpson. I love collages in general, but I especially like this one. I used to collect what I called “old-timey” pictures and ads when I was younger. It reminds me of a lot of them.

Lorna has a similar memory. She used to flip through her grandmother’s magazines. Today she considers it a true history lesson. She likes to portray hair and it’s sense of identity it gives. She uses portraits of women cut from vintage Ebony and Jet magazines.

Lorna is a photographer and multimedia artist, but I love these collages.

She has a new book out called. Lorna Simpson’s Collages, which is a true gem. It is filled with her beautiful and interesting collages. If you use this link, you will get my special discount.

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