Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915-2015

Sep 3, 1pm - 5pm

Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915-2015 photo

Exhibition opens today and continues through December 11, 2016.

In Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915–2015, artist Hank Willis Thomas reveals ways that corporate campaigns have both marketed products to white women and marketed those women as a feminine standard. By removing the texts from historic advertisements, he offers a visual chronology of white women’s perceived social roles, a history he describes as “a fascinating one step forward, two steps back.” Simultaneously, he highlights the complex ways in which popular notions of virtue and power, beauty and desire, race and gender have long been bound together. More

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