Friday, May 9, 2008

Black Baby Doll Face Pins

His Art Generated Controversy
*Brought Racial Stereotyping to forefront
*Thought to be offensive
*More Popular in Europe
-Americans afraid image would be misinterpreted

Interview-Essence Magazine
"Recently somebody Black told me they were harassed about wearing the Black baby-doll pin. And I thought, you can wear a machine gun or a camouflage war outfit and people think it’s so chic, but you put a little Black baby pin on and people attack you."

*Gave Away 1000pins a month

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