No White Flags 2, 2020
Watercolor and acrylic paint on cardstock
Series of 2
11 x 11 in.
These pieces were more of my expressions honoring black beauty by creating old-fashioned cameo-style profiles in two modern styles with the same family of feminine colors. I wanted to convey softness and strength and the irony of the merging of contemporary fashion vs. traditional ethnic fashion, which has been just as colonized as black culture.