Disturbing portraits from Los Angeles based photographer Susan Anderson:High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants is a. High Glitz is a close-up and intimate look at America’s child beauty pageants, and in turn our society’s obsession with youth, beauty, fame, and. Susan Anderson’s photobook High Glitz, The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants is a series of formal portraits of young girls who.

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The subjects have a self-awareness beyond their years, and have been coached and trained for moments like this one, in front of the camera. No photographs of the girls being coached.

Glits a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Return to Book Page. Comment by Michael Sebastian — June 22, Edel marked it as to-read Jan 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Fast Shipping Monday through Friday!

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Their hair especially tends to be reminiscent of Barbie.


It was more documentary and information based which help me write out pieces of my essay. Hardcoverpages. High Glitz is a subgenre of pagaents characterised by couture costumes,glamour make-up, elaborate hair styles and even dental veneers.

High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants

There are extravaganr dressed to look as though they have cleavage. The girls are spray-tanned, made-up and groomed to glossy perfection. Julie rated it did not like it Sep 20, In seeing how our society’s values of beauty, glamour, and celebrity are reflected in the hopes and dreams of thousands of young girls, we come to see that these pageants are a reflection of American culture itself.

For this part of the extrvaagant, the girls, primarily between the ages of two and ten, don their most elaborated couture costumes, hair and makeup.

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Open Preview See a Problem? My job is to record what I see. Anderson’s stunning visuals beauuty complimented by a High Glitz Style Guide,o defining and providing examples of the following categories: Comment by zariell — July 3, 1: Comment by jeanie Lewis — January 25, The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.


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No interviews with their parents. No interviews with these girls. Corin marked it as to-read Dec 30, Preview — High Glitz by Susan Anderson.