Superb French Art Deco S. MELANI Nude Sculpture Lamp A

This artwork is more than merely beautiful, but is also an important piece of art history documenting the transition and evolution of black representation in the art world.

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker - while although she was slightly exploited for who she was and her race, she was a pioneer of liberation in the shows not only a prominent female figure but also the style of movie posters/music posters/art in general

Natural Belle: vintage on we heart it / visual bookmark #6754739

Natural Belle: vintage on we heart it / visual bookmark Josephine Baker was THE body of that era

Joséphine Baker

Joséphine Baker, France, années "While it was unusual for a woman during her era, Josephine never depended on a man for financial support." ~ The Official Site of Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris).  JB was a  BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris). JB was a BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

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