Anthony Barboza

Anthony Barboza


By the 1970s, Anthony Barboza had become one of the most sought-after commercial photographers in New York City. While traveling to Senegal for work, Barboza was enthralled by the people, sights, sounds and culture. He credited his time spent perfecting quick, street photography throughout the crowded streets of New York City as beneficial for capturing beautiful, candid imagery of Senegal.

From 1975 to 1980, Barboza created a series called Black Borders where he took photographs of influential Black artists, musicians, writers, etc. Through manipulating specific elements of the lighting, Barboza created a unique background for each of his subjects. In Norman Lewis, Painter, Barboza manipulated the background and lighting to resemble an abstract work of art representing Norman Lewis’ own style of art.

Senegal (aka Fadiouth Senegal)


Senegal by Anthony Barboza


Title: Senegal (aka Fadiouth Senegal)
Artist: Anthony Barboza (b. 1944)
Date: 1972
Medium: silver gelatin

Dimensions: Image: 16 x 20 inches; Framed: 19 7/8 x 26 inches
Accession Number: H77.4.1






Norman Lewis, Painter
Norman Lewis, Painter by Anthony Barboza


Title: Norman Lewis, Painter
Artist: Anthony Barboza (b. 1944)
Date: 1977
Medium: silver gelatin
Dimensions: Image 19 1/8 x 16 inches; Framed 28 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches
Accession Number: H77.4.2







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