The Alexandria Museum of Art's publication, AMoA Matters, highlights Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, and Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women, in its latest issue. The exhibit, drawn from the collections of Portland-based art collector Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, aims to create a dialogue around the effect of generalizations and stereotypes, specifically the effect these characterizations have on Black women.
Curated jointly by the InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts Space at Colorado College and the AMoA, the images presented in the exhibition question and overturn entrenched archetypes of Black femininity.
The exhibit is on view now through February 18th at AMoA. It will also be on display at Colorado College beginning March 27.
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