BOOK: Cobb on Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century | Books | NYU Press

Jasmine Nichole Cobb, Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century. New York: NYU Press, 2015. via NYU Press: "In the decades leading up to the end of U.S. slavery, many free Blacks sat for daguerreotypes decorated in fine garments to document their self-possession. People pictured in these early photographs used portraiture to seize … Continue reading BOOK: Cobb on Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century | Books | NYU Press

Cobb on “What Does Black Freedom Look Like?” | @LeftofBlack

Jasmine Cobb on black visuality via Left of Black: "On this episode of Left of Black on The Root  Jasmine Nichole Cobb talk about her new book, Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century (NYU Press). Cobb is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, and … Continue reading Cobb on “What Does Black Freedom Look Like?” | @LeftofBlack