Coreen Simpson

Photographer, Visual Artist

1942 –

94

Who is Coreen Simpson?

Coreen Simpson is a noted African-American photographer and jewelry designer, whose work has an African-American theme. She was born and resides in New York City.

Simpson's photographic career began as a fashion photographer for the Village Voice and the Amsterdam News in the early 1980s, and covered many African-American cultural and political events in the mid-1980s. She is also noted for her studies of Harlem nightlife. Her work's ability to present a wide variety of subjects with "depth of character and dignity" has been compared to that of Diane Arbus and Weegee.

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Born
Feb 18, 1942
Americas
Ethnicity
  • African American
Profession
Education
  • Fashion Institute of Technology

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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