Austin Art Talk

Episode 19: Deborah Roberts - Dedicated to the Work

March 10th, 2018  •  1 hr 4 mins  •  Download (30.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Deborah Roberts has had an incredible year with sold out shows all over the country and lots of press praising the her work and giving credit where it is due. She is best known for creating mixed-media portraits of young black girls, aged 8-10, that ask the viewer to consider how the subjects beauty has been imagined: by art history, pop culture, American history, and black culture. It's important work and it resonates with a lot of people.