Sonya Clark at the List: Photos

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Work by Sonya Clark at the List Gallery.
Clark's work has been influenced by West African strip-weave patterns.
A curl of hair is evoked by the arrangement of combs.
This diptych is a portrait of Madam C.J. Walker, the successful African American businesswoman who made her way to becoming a millionaire by selling beauty and hair products.
Clark sets combs tightly together to create a piling effect like velvet.

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