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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High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants

Instead we get a couple of short essays including the foreword and introduction and then what amount to studio portraits of some very young girls dolled up to look much older than they are.

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Anderson’s stunning visuals are complimented by a “High Glitz Style Guide,” defining and providing examples of the following categories: Lists with This Book. Oct 30, paula rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hannah hign it as to-read Jan 23, For this part of the pageant, the girls, primarily between the ages of two and ten, don their most elaborated couture costumes, hair and makeup.

High Glitz is a subgenre of pagaents characterised by couture costumes,glamour make-up, elaborate hair styles and even dental veneers. Lincoln Child Hardcover Books. The Extravagant World of Child Pageants. Bridget rated it liked it Mar 09, No photographs bexuty them being made up.

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High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants by Susan Anderson

No interviews with these girls. Comment by melina bee — July 22, 3: Rosina marked it as to-read Dec 02, I recommend this book to anyone that is interested in reading about child beauty pageants and the ‘truth’ behind all the glamour. Nicole marked it as to-read Nov 01, Doonan feels that beauty pageants geared for children are no more exploitative or harmful than cheerleading or little league.


Stephanie Panabaker marked it as to-read May 28, The custom outfits are encrusted with rhinestones, pearls, ribbons and bows. Fast Shipping Monday through Friday!

Glits marked it as to-read Apr 26, Why is it acceptable that young boys can act out some very aggressive behavior while there seems to be a controversial issue for young girls playing out their young feminine fantasies? Jul 16, Cindy rated it it was amazing.

To ask other readers questions about High Glitzplease sign up. If you’re looking for a thoughtful, intriguing critique of the child pageant world, skip the writing. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.