Deanna Lawson Profiled in New Yorker

May 3rd, 2018

Artist Zadie Smith writes on the work of Deanna Lawson in the New Yorker this week, spotlighting the artist’s powerful portrait photography. “Deana Lawson’s work is prelapsarian—it comes before the Fall,” she writes. “Her people seem to occupy a higher plane, a kingdom of restored glory, in which diaspora gods can be found wherever you look: Brownsville, Kingston, Port-au-Prince, Addis Ababa.”

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