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What Is Beauty?

by: Corina Gertz, Dusseldorf, Germany

The cover of a book may be hiding the GREATEST story ever told.

quote by: Bailey E., 5th Grade, Fruitville Elementary School - Sarasota, Florida
teacher: Ruth Cain

Artist Statement

While living in Southern Africa I got to know the nomadic tribe of the Himba, which lives in Northern Namibia on the boarder to Angola. They live relatively untouched by western civilization. Their clothing, hairstyles and jewelry have different meanings and give you exact information about one’s social position and personal situation. My photo shows two Himba girls, doing a cosmetic treatment on each other with the question “What is beauty?”.


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