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Lorna Simpson Creates Haunting Meditations On The State Of Blackness In America

In 2016, it’s not unusual to open a newspaper and fall into an uneasy trance reading the horrors that have transpired around the world. A grim headline conveying an all too familiar injustice, an accompanying image that’s evocative or exploitative or both. Facts fade into the background as a single, haunting particular ? a garment of clothing, a final plea for life, a bag of candy ? becomes more in itself than a single brain can digest.
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