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Renee Cox’s Work in Philadelphia

 

Jamaican artist Renee Cox’s work will be featured in a group show entitled In Conversation: Visual Meditations on Black Masculinity at The African American Museum in Philadelphia running until March 1st, 2020. The exhibition explores the construct of Black masculinity through photography. Fifty-five women and gender non-conforming photographers of African descent, share interpretations, observation and their own experiences concerning notions of Black men, masculinity, sexuality and gender identity. 

 

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