illustration ● 2021
The posters use the Art Nouveau style to depict Black women as figures of ideal beauty, with an elevated status of early 20th century women in power. The bright purple and irises represent royalty and grandeur, further elevating the figure to a place of nobility.
This series of two illustrated two-color posters are based on the prompt of antiracism and social justice. This series references the erasure of BIPOC identities in Western art history, with a lack of representation and visibility resulting in a skewed view of ideal beauty.