The magazine continued the tradition until 2015, announcing female models would cease to appear in its photography just one week after Playboy announced its (short-lived) decision not to include fully nude models. Artist Liz Cohen’s latest body of work is a tribute to cover models of Lowrider, who contributed to the aesthetic and visibility of lowrider and Chicano culture — what Cohen sees as a form of “playful defiance that characterizes lowriding as a form of cultural resistance.”
Cohen will give an artist talk on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m.; the show runs through Dec. 22.
Liz Cohen: Stories Better Told by Others opening will take place on Friday, Nov. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at David Klein Gallery; 1520 Washington Blvd., Detroit; 313-818-3416; dkgallery.com; Admission is free.
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