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While we’ve got your attention, allow us to give you a little knowledge. Being that it is Black History Month, we decided to give you a little insight on an artist that Beyonce herself has also, recently posted about. Hank Willis Thomas.

Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas uses photography to explore issues of identity, history, race, and class. Inspired by the works of Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, and his mother, photographer Deborah Willis, he employs language and familiar imagery to address issues that are often overlooked in our pop culture-obsessed, consumerist culture. Appropriated print advertisements from 1968—a landmark…

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