25 IMAGES FROM THE POSING MODERNITY: THE BLACK MODEL FROM MANET AND MATISSE TO TODAY SHOW IN HARLEM / PHOTOS BY: ©2018 DIANE ALLFORD

12.29.18:  “Posing Modernity”, a historic and rare art exhibit studying the role of the black female in modern art history.  These historic works of art were produced between 1860 to the present by artist, Manet, Henry Matisse, Charles Henri, Joseph Cordier, and Jean -Baptiste Carpeaux, Photographers, Nardar and Vanderzee, Charles Alston, William H. Johnson, Romare Bearden, Renee Cox, and others…

Here’s A slide show with 25 of my favorite photographs captured at the show.

 

SLIDE SHOW + VIDEO: The Real Catwalk Flash Mob Fashion Show + After Party / Times Square, NY

On December 1, 2018, super model, and founder of “The Real Catwalk”, Khrysty Ana and her team of  fashionistas took over Times Square, New York with a awe inspiring flash mob fashion show celebrating inclusivity of plus size + diverse models in the modeling industry.  It was a day of celebration, self-appreciation, and love for all models and body types as they strutted their stuff down the runway!

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