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Introduction
Lorna Simpson, born August 13, 1960, is an African-American photographer and multimedia artist. She came to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s with artworks such as Guarded Conditions and Square Deal. Simpson in most well known for her pioneering work in conceptual photography. Her works have been included in numerous exhibitions both nationally and internationally. She is best known for her photo-text installations, photo-collages, and films. Her early work raised questions about the nature of representation, identity, gender, race and history. Simpson continues to explore these themes in relation to memory and history in various media including photography, film, video, painting, drawing, audio, and sculpture.
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Nationalities
American, African American
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Installation Artist, Photographer
Name
Lorna Simpson
Ulan
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