Let’s Take The White Supremacy Out of Art Shall We?

Photo credit: Jenny Boot www.jennyboot.nl — Model: Sandra Uwase

I had a surprise when I opened up LinkedIn the other day. Right there in the middle of the page lay the above photograph. Though the image looked familiar, it took me a while to figure out what it reminded me of. It turns out that it’s a novel interpretation of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s iconic Girl With A Pearl Earring”

--

--

--

I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The World of Abstract Mosaics

Because I have laser vision, I can see that you’re hanging your art WRONG.

Notes from the edge of an art movement

Here’s What You Should Do For Your Photography Portfolio

Week 9 // A-t-G // Commentaries on readings

Met Gala 2018: veja os looks das celebridades no tapete vermelho

The Great Museum Mystery: 5 Games to get the most out of a museum visit

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Rebecca Stevens A.

Rebecca Stevens A.

I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.

More from Medium

Stop It. No One Can Take Your Black Card, But You Can Give It Away

Why are Five-Year-Olds Discussing Skin Color?

Five-year-old Black child sitting in a chair appearing as if in discussion.

How White People Can Be Good Minorities

For The First Time, I Was Not The Only Black Person In Attendance