Exhibits highlight black photographers

By: Cathy Brown

In an arrestingly beautiful photograph, the crescent-shaped opening of a niqab, a Muslim face cover, reveals a woman’s dark skin, the white of the garment mirroring the whites of her probing eyes. The tight composition and simplicity of the image highlight the woman’s intent gaze. In an interview about his photographic portraits, artist Chester Higgins once said, “What I find most... READ MORE