LaToya Ruby Frazier

LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS

“Welcome to Historic Braddock,” a black-and-white photograph greets visitors near the title wall to the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston exhibition, LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS. The gelatin silver print presents a straightforward, close-up view of the friendly advertisement printed on what appears to be the temporary wooden fencing one might see surrounding a construction site or abandoned property. The bold lettering stands out against a black background, and hovers over the white silhouette of a skyline – Braddock’s, one would assume....