Black Bodies, White Gold
Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World
Explore the intersection of art, commerce, and colonialism in the 19th-century Atlantic world with this fascinating book. Black Bodies, White Gold focuses on cotton, a commodity that played a central role in the slave trade and colonialism. Author Anna Arabindan-Kesson examines the history of the Black diaspora and how it impacted cultural production during this time. She also delves into the visual representations of Blackness and cotton, from depictions of enslaved plantation workers to contemporary art that examines the commercial and imperial processes that have shaped our perceptions of labor and Blackness.
2022-03-21T22:31:32.000ZThese 2 books are amazing – source