The portrait will be the first cover of the magazine to not feature Oprah Winfrey in its 20 year history.
Artist and fashion designer Peggy Noland’s four dresses of Oprah’s face Photoshopped onto variously sized black female bodies perpetuate American pop culture’s rampant racism. Modeled by a white woman, the dresses suggest that anyone can go ahead and “try on” a black woman’s body in sizes “petite, average, or obese,” all categories defined by white beauty standards.
Harpo Foundation has been a supporter of the visual arts and arts organizations since 2007, in the last year along funding exhibitions and programming at the Liverpool Biennial, Printed Matter, and New York Foundation for the Arts. Now, the foundation has announced that it will begin supporting individual artists.
SAN FRANCISCO — With all this extra time to daydream about the perfect relationship, I’ve composed a list of the top 10 art world figures I’d like to do the nasty with. Some are expected, some are not. Some are for social climbing purposes, some are not. But really, all are for love.