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Group portrait of the Queen Mother of Tafu and her family. Asante, Ghana

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Description: Group portrait of the Queen Mother of Tafu and her family. Asante, Ghana
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The...
The relationship between anthropology, photography, and the representation of people of Africa and of African descent is a difficult one, defined through concepts of race, culture, and hierarchy and by power, exploitation, and objectification. I shall argue in this piece that while these formative elements resonate through photographic and anthropological practice, by the mid-twentieth century...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.47-62
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00145.008

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