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This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

LaToya Ruby Frazier

The 2012 Whitney Biennial opened on March 1 and includes a diverse collection of work from artists as well known as some notable names in film like Werner Herzog and Vincent Gallo. Here's a short piece on photographer and performance artist LaToya Ruby Frazier whose work is in this years show and revolves around the economic and environmental decline of her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania as well as the Levi's advertising campaign which used the town as a backdrop in 2010.

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