AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Peter Beard

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

The #BullshitFiles: This rich New York designer couple have never been to Africa, but can smell it

The stuff rich white people say sometimes. The New York Times’ Style section is more often than not full of arse-kissing puff pieces that do little besides illustrating the genealogies of privilege stretching between New York, Hollywood, Paris, London, and Caribbean island tax havens. Lots of these people also claim to love everything “Africa” (read: going

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Peter Beard’s Africa

On a previous incarnation of this blog I have written about how I am not sure how I feel about the work of photographer Peter Beard.  That he thinks of Africa as a spoilt Eden, his muse is...