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SOME BLACK GEN X AND Y WOMEN ARE BECOMING LESS PORTRAITS AND MORE CARICATURES

SOME BLACK GEN X AND Y WOMEN ARE BECOMING LESS PORTRAITS AND MORE CARICATURES

A cartoon and caricature are very similar and can be interchangeable in some cases but there are distinct differences between the two. A cartoon is a simplified illustration that has a quick, whimsical style to it. ... A caricature is specifically an illustration of a person drawn in an exaggerated style to play up their distinctive features. The women of the Baby boomer generation are usually displayed in a portraiture manner because they were true to natural self and sported what God gave them with no exaggerated or falsettos features, just simplicity.

If a young Black woman of today from the X and Y generation was featured in a portrait it would become a caricature with long eyelashes, long fake hair, big breast and butt with all exaggerated features they bought.

Why do I express Black X and Y generation women in a caricature manner rather than a portrait of beauty like the Baby boomers. Their outward appearance can become a less pleasant or a less creditable reality because of what they purchased that hides their natural beauty. There can be a razor-thin line of intent between natural beauty vs. purchased beauty. A caricature is meant to capture and exaggerate something essential about the sitter’s presence. A portrait captures the textures, tones and elegance of the sitters natural presence. Being Michelle Obama an on the cuff Baby boomer, birth 1964 is featured in a portrait at the Smithsonian 20th-Century Americans galleries. It's fitting because her portrait captures elegance and not exaggerations or falsettos because there are none. What you see is what she got naturally rather than bought.