Tawny Chatmon’s Regal Scenes of Black Mothers and Children

Tawny Chatmon’s Regal Scenes of Black Mothers and Children

Tawny Chatmon’s Inheritance, one of Fotografiska New York’s inaugural exhibits for 2019-2020, looks at the majesty and beauty of Black motherhood and children, which feels perfect to write about on Mother’s Day. Chatmon, a photography-based artist frames Black womxn and children as regal subjects in grand portraits involving elements of paint, digital collage, illustration, and gold leaf.