PHOTOGRAPHY

Lyle Ashton Harris
By Anna Deavere Smith

Known for self-portraits which explore issues of performance, identity, family, gender, masculinity, and race, Lyle Ashton Harris here presents a now iconic series featuring himself in a variety of loaded guises: Billie Holiday, Josephine Baker, and the "Boxer." Anna Deavere Smith's essay powerfully explores her relationship to the photographs and the artist.

This inaugural publication of Gregory R. Miller & Co. has led to performances by Anna Deavere Smith of her text in venues including The Studio Museum in Harlem and the UCLA Hammer Museum.

Paperback, 8.75 x 10.5 inches, 56 pages, 19 color images
$19.95

ISBN: 9780974364803
Published August 2004

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