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Published: 07 April 2011

256 Pages | 25 illustrations


ISBN: 9780195387056

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Second Skin

Josephine Baker & the Modern Surface

Anne Anlin Cheng

  • Offers the first sustained and serious study of Baker's art
  • Addresses the connection between race, architecture, and performance
  • Redefines the role of race in Modernist Primitivism in art historical and critical discourse
  • Speaks seriously to several fields: cultural studies, performance studies, architectural theory, dance history, critical race theory, and gender studies

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