Frida by Senegalese photographer Omar Viktor Diop shot in Abidjan.
i love this waaay too much. too used to seeing only white girls impersonate her.
this is so amazing
I wouldn’t even call this just “impersonating her”. I’d say that for a bunch of mediocre overtly sexualized fashion spreads that are giant failures.
This piece is really truly beautiful. I see a homage, a real dedication to Frida without the sexualization & erasure of parts of her as you see in so many other pieces.
Thumbs way up to the artist.
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