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Doreen Garner: Young Artists 2017

Not all artworks are generalizable, nor should they be. Some refer to traumas so pervasively and specifically applied to one group of people that it would indeed be unconscionable to appeal to some universal human condition. Doreen Garner insists that her work must be read as a statement about the treatment of black women, and not an appeal to the general, unspecific (i.e. white) body as we are prone to create in art history.

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