Josephine Baker: Image and Icon


Subject:
Black Resources , Notable People: Women , Women , Biography (Individuals)

Description:
"In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Baker???s birth [in 1906], the exhibition explores the development of her image, first as an exotic phenomenon in a mid-1920s Paris that was infatuated with African-American culture, then as a glamorous cabaret star and finally as a Civil Rights advocate." This slideshow features images of Baker accompanied by audio of the "Jubilee Stomp" by Duke Ellington. From the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Publisher:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npg.si.edu/exhibit/baker/slideshow/slideshow.html


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