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The Library Foundation presents "Black Girls Don’t Wear Red Lipstick" opening reception

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Photo courtesy Leta Harrison

Step into a world of audacious beauty and empowerment with “Black Girls Don't Wear Red Lipstick,” an exhibition featuring the work of Austin photographer Leta Harrison. The show is curated by Keyheira Keys and Whitney Hamilton.

In Harrison’s joyous, bold photographic prints, Black women embrace vibrant colors and confidently wear shades of red lipstick. Harrison showcases women using beauty as a form of activism to reclaim their power, challenge oppressive beauty standards, and stifle stereotypes. These powerful images promote positive change, and self-love, and illustrate Black women breaking free of the shackles of conformity.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until April 21.

Step into a world of audacious beauty and empowerment with “Black Girls Don't Wear Red Lipstick,” an exhibition featuring the work of Austin photographer Leta Harrison. The show is curated by Keyheira Keys and Whitney Hamilton.

In Harrison’s joyous, bold photographic prints, Black women embrace vibrant colors and confidently wear shades of red lipstick. Harrison showcases women using beauty as a form of activism to reclaim their power, challenge oppressive beauty standards, and stifle stereotypes. These powerful images promote positive change, and self-love, and illustrate Black women breaking free of the shackles of conformity.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until April 21.

WHEN

WHERE

Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
https://library.austintexas.gov/events/exhibit/black-girls-dont-wear-red-lipstick-7740465

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.

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