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Mallika Rao

Artist Offers Bizarre Defense For His 'Racist' Chair Sculpture | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts

“He’s certainly not racist, and used to have a black boyfriend.” Such was the outdated defense of Norwegian provocteur Bjarne Melgaard, whose...

Gay Russian Artist Responds To Racist 'Black Woman' Chair With NSFW Image

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay artist from Russia has created a flipped image in response to the controversial photo of Garage magazine's white, female editor-in-chief sitting...

Thoughts on the "Black Woman Chair" Scandal

Nydia Dauphin | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices
Nydia Dauphin

In this photo might be explained by the fact that in her empty gaze, we see a reflection of the nameless, countless souls people have sat on and continue to sit on. Souls that, more often than not, belong to colored bodies, female bodies.

UPDATE: Editor Apologizes For Controversial Photo

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

UPDATE: Buro 24/7 editor, Miroslava Duma, issued a statement about the controversial image on her Instagram page: Dasha Zhukova has also resp...