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Josephine Baker

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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The...
When Josephine Baker performed opening night for La Revue Nègre at the Champs Elysées in 1925, her stardom was predictable. The audience erupted in screams of horror and appreciation. Many applauded robustly. With legs splayed in the air, she entered the stage on the...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.135-152

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