“For me, these women portray that sort of seduction that resides in a blackness. My intent is not to portray them in a stereotypical way but to portray the beauty and sexuality that I see from women that I surround myself with, from women that I grew up with.”
Mickalene Thomas
Baby I Am Ready Now
2007
rhinestone, acrylic, and enamel on wood panel
  1. “For me, these women portray that sort of seduction that resides in a blackness. My intent is not to portray them in a stereotypical way but to portray the beauty and sexuality that I see from women that I surround myself with, from women that I grew up with.”

    Mickalene Thomas

    Baby I Am Ready Now

    2007

    rhinestone, acrylic, and enamel on wood panel

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