Gist: [The Guardian] The big picture: happiness is a hula hoop with Tyler Mitchell  (Read 40 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

[The Guardian] The big picture: happiness is a hula hoop with Tyler Mitchell
by The Guardian « on: July 21, 2020, 01:13:14 PM »




The big picture: happiness is a hula hoop with Tyler Mitchell

Rising star Tyler Mitchell imagines a black utopia for young Americans

Few photographers in recent years have emerged with quite the acclaim of Tyler Mitchell. Now 25, Mitchell made history two years ago when he became the first black photographer in the 125-year history of American Vogue to shoot a cover image – his pictures of Beyoncé, with a halo of flowers, in natural light, were full of the joy and stylish exuberance he had made his own.

A book and exhibition of his work is called, pointedly, I Can Make You Feel Good. This staged picture of hula hoopers in Brooklyn is typical, he says, of “the conversations that I and other black artists around me want to have. All the pictures propose what our world should look like – if we are allowed all the freedoms we have been historically denied.”

Continue reading...
Source: The big picture: happiness is a hula hoop with Tyler Mitchell

Feeds culled from https://www.theguardian.com/uk/rss


 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
184 Views
Last post September 17, 2018, 01:02:27 AM
by flukky-2
0 Replies
226 Views
Last post March 22, 2020, 01:04:36 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
166 Views
Last post May 11, 2020, 01:08:22 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
192 Views
Last post May 18, 2020, 01:01:57 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
197 Views
Last post May 25, 2020, 01:01:20 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
145 Views
Last post June 08, 2020, 01:00:15 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
143 Views
Last post June 15, 2020, 01:02:22 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
154 Views
Last post June 23, 2020, 01:04:41 PM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
107 Views
Last post June 29, 2020, 07:06:41 AM
by The Guardian
0 Replies
73 Views
Last post July 07, 2020, 01:13:33 AM
by The Guardian