Artist, photographer, writer and historian, Anthony Barboza
is self taught. He began his photographic career in 1964 with
the Kamoinge Workshop. In 1969 he opened a commercial photo
studio in New York City and continues to do advertising and
editorial spreads for magazines a span of over thirty years.
A partial list of clients include Clairol, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Addidas, Absolut
Vodka, Senegal Tourist Board, Columbia Records, Nissan, Miramax
Films, Warner Bros., MacDonalds, ABC Television Network, JCPenney, Colgate, Reebok, Seagram's, Revlon, AT&T, Verizon, Spike
Lee Prod., Aetna Life Insurance and many others.
Publications include photojournalistic and editorial spreads
for The New York Sunday Magazine, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life
Magazine, Essence, National Geographic, Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, Elle
Decor, Home, Vanity Fair, Black Issue Book Review, GQ, Glamour, Playboy, McCall's, Esquire, Modern
Maturity and countless others.
Art/Publications include Color of Fashion (Stuart Tabori
& Chang), Artist and Influence Vol.XIII (Hatch-Billops
Collection), Double Take #2 (Jazz Portfolio) Duke Univ.), Day
In The Life of Africa, Israel, & Hollywood, (Collins Publ.), KHAKI
"Cut from the Original Cloth" (Tondo Books), Black
Beauty (Pavillon Books, London), Jazz: A History of America
and the Film Series by Ken Burns(Knopf Publ.) Committed to
the Image:Contemporary Black Photog.(Brooklyn Museum of Art)
just to name a few.
In the fall of 1984 he directed two 30 second spots for Dentsu
Adv. of Japan titled Miles Davis Presents Van Liquor "Its
Barboza has lectured at International Center of Photog., Oberlin
College, Ohio Univ., Museum of School of Fine Arts of Boston, Lowell
Univ., Rochester Institute of Tech., Rhode Island School of
Design, Wadsworth Antheneum of Hartford and a guest instructor
at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Grant recipient for Photog. in 1974, 1976 New York State Council
of the Arts , the National Endowment for the Arts in 1980 and
NYFA-New York Foundation for the Arts in 2002. In 1980 he
self published a book titled "Black Borders" with
text by Ntozake Shange & Steven Barboza.
In 1997 as a guest of the country of Taiwan he was included
in an International Group Exhibition of Photog., throughout
the world. He is included in the permanent collections at
Museum of Modern Art NYC, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Studio Museum
of Harlem, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan; Museum
of Fine Arts, Houston, Tx; Howard Univ.; Polariod Collection, Polaroid
Corp.; Univ. of Ghana, Univ. of Mexico, The New Jersey State
Museum and many others. Most recently he has exhibited at
the Robert Mann Gallery, N.Y.C.; Photokina, West Germany; Smithsonian
Institute, Wash.D.C.; Galerie im Haus 19, West Germany; Brooklyn
Museum (asst. Curator and Exhibitor); Drew Univ.; Studio Museum
of Harlem, and M.O.M.A.
His current work in progress is titled "Black Dreams/White
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