Chris Ofili (born 1968) is a British painter noted for artworks referencing aspects of his Nigerian heritage. The artist is now based in Trinidad. He is one of the Young British Artists. He is a Turner Prize winner and his work has been a source of controversy. He is now based in Trinidad.
She moved from Kenya to NYC in order to study anthropology and fine art at Cooper Union. After that she got her MFA in sculpture from Yale. Her paintings/collages are made on Mylar, incorporating collage and ink to create idealized female figures our of fragmented parts. Her work is read as racial
When Jacob A. Riis, a police reporter in New York, began his personal campaign to expose the misery of the underprivileged living in the crime-infested slums of the lower East side, he soon found that the printed word was not sufficiently convincing, and so he turned to photography by flashlight.