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Gio Swaby - Hannah-Jones, Nikole (Text by), and Watt, Melinda (Text by), and Swaby, Gio (Text by)
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This debut of the 29-year-old Bahamian-born artist aims to redefine the often-politicized black body, with portraits made in a range of textile-based techniques, such as embroidery and applique, celebrating strong black women. Gio Swaby s intimate portraits are unique, highly personal figurative works made from an array of colourful fabrics and intricate, freehand lines of thread on canvas that explore the intersections of blackness and womanhood. Illustrated with 80 works in full colour that span from 2017 to 2021, this is ...

Gio Swaby 2022, Rizzoli Electa

ISBN-13: 9780847871735