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a shade of red

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 · 4 Comments

A Shade of Red, a book of photographs by Alyson Fox. Here are excerpts from the artist’s statement on the project:

Most of the women in this series knew neither me nor my work. Most had never had their portrait taken. Despite not knowing who I was or what the experience would be like, hundreds of women agreed to be part of this project… I went to each woman’s personal space, I told her about myself and the project, and then she told me about herself. 

Sometimes wearing (lipstick) became a way to fit in. Sometimes a way to stand out. Sometimes a uniform. Sometimes an armor. Sometimes a gash. Sometimes an incision. Sometimes an invitation. Sometimes a warning. Sometimes just something that goes with your dress.






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4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Katey Dutton // Sep 28, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    I love this so.

  • 2 Kate // Sep 28, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    : )

  • 3 Nina Garner // Sep 30, 2011 at 9:55 pm


  • 4 Imam // Dec 27, 2014 at 7:21 am

    I really find this preosnal growth helpful. I need to start making a list a night! Terrific advice. I get up in the morning, my mind seems to go off in many directions thinking of everything I need to do!! The time I spend worrying is a waste of time.

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