This morning, Deana Lawson was announced the winner of the 2020 Hugo Boss Prize via Instagram.

A photographer born in Rochester, New York, and based in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Lawson’s large-format images—mostly portraits—foreground Black diasporic experience and culture.

Her work has appeared in solo exhibitions at the Huis Marseille, Museum voor Fotografie in Amsterdam; the Underground Museum in Los Angeles; and the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, among other institutions.

This morning, Deana Lawson was announced the winner of the 2020 Hugo Boss Prize via Instagram . A photographer born in Rochester, New York, and based in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Lawson’s large-format images—mostly portraits—foreground Black diasporic experience and culture. Her work has appeared in solo exhibitions at the Huis Marseille, […]

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