>>“Hair has no fixed meaning,” said Yves Le Fur, the exhibition’s curator. “It can show the norm and the anti-establishment, conformity and anti-conformity, seduction and repulsion, freedom and repression. It’s the only human material that can be shaped and distorted as you wish.”<< – NYTimes review of “The Art of Hair: Frivolities and Trophies” at the Musée du Quai Branly.
Here are a few strands to follow in the library:
Hair’em scare’em – N8217.H27 H35 2009
The history of hair : fashion and fantasy down the ages / Robin Bryer – GT2290 .B79 2000
Bulletproof diva : tales of race, sex, and hair / Lisa Jones – PS3560.O5144 B85 1995 (Currently on reserve at the Circulation Desk)
Good hair / dir. Chris Rock – V-D S755 Goo DVD
Hair style / by Amy Fine Collins – TT955.A1 C65 1995b OVERSIZE Stacks
Crowning achievements : African arts of dressing the head / Mary Jo Arnoldi – GT1580 .A75 1995