Black Every Friday: Dexter R. Jones

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Basically there’s this amazing man from Brooklyn [why are all the cool people from Brooklyn tho??!]. His use of vibrant color is visually striking, yet- like all great art -there’s a message behind the muses. Dex understands that Black women, the most beautiful beings on the earth, are constantly marginalized and need to be represented in a loving, positive light. Yes, a brother that recognizes the unfair representation of his sisters, has a gift and proudly shares it. I love that he loves us.

ENVY OF THE WORLD It gives me great satisfaction to do good work and create something with my name on it that’s accessible to the people. You all know I always try to convey subtle yet potent messages with my work. The “Envy” image is no different. It is quite literally a highly sought-after beautifully melinated dismembered head surrounded by a loud inescapably hot aura…

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