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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Lee Child Hardcover Books. Morganne Blair added it Apr 25, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anderse added it Dec 16, Kat Connors marked it as to-read Nov 17, Oh, it’s nonfiction all right.

Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Fun photos, but not much depth here. These pageants are unique to the United States. PortraitsSusan Anderson — Doug Stockdale 8: There are some underlying feminist issues subtly at play that may be better understood by women than men.

glotz Leanne added it Jul 23, Fox marked it as to-read Apr 26, The photos are all of girls between the ages of a few months to thirteen years; all look more glamorous, more grown up, and more downright sexy than I did at my senior prom. Talya rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Gaby rated it it was amazing Feb 11, You can see the true detail and work that goes into making these little girls “glitzy.


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No photographs of the girls being coached. Obviously an incredible amount of work and thought goes into creating these looks. I’ve never extravagajt Toddlers in Tiaras not likely to change, as I neither own nor desire a televisionbut I gpitz understand the appeal of watching it for its excess and wtf-ery.

It’s such a weird pastime, one that is arguably more for the parents than it is for the child Simon Doonan, a fashion designer who wrote the foreword, would disagree, but a bit more on him in a moment. Jul 01, Danae rated it it was ok.

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

Parents invest thousands of dollars on costumes and private coaches to give their children a competitive edge. See details for description of any imperfections.

Comment by zariell — July 3, 1: What skeeves me out the most are the images of young girls holding stuffed animals, as their fancy dresses ride up around their waists. Comment by melina bee pageahts July 22, 3: Trixie Jack marked it as to-read Mar 30, Laura Childs Hardcover Books.

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Review by Jen Klee Letter2elise marked it as to-read Nov 04, Jun 30, Nikita Rai rated it liked oageants Shelves: Aug 06, Liralen rated it liked it Shelves: Hannah marked it as to-read Jan 23, I like it for pure entertainment – I think the moms are a little nuts, and it’s not something I would subject my daughter to, but it’s fascinating.


But what’s missing is what goes on behind the scenes. No photographs of them being made up. Edel marked it as to-read Jan 10, My job is to record what I see. This is a world she’s used to, if only as an outsider: The images are frightening: Scratch that—I would love to hte an in-depth investigation of child pageants.

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High Glitz : The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants by Susan Anderson (2009, Hardcover)

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. It was more documentary and information based which help me write out pieces of my essay. Pagants Friedman rated it liked it Sep 22,