self portrait 1939.
(née Lucy Renée Mathilde Schwob)
Claude Cahun was object and subject of her photographs.
She was exploring-Self.
Claude Cahun, self portrait 1929.
Today we project words like-
But it was Self for Claude.
Claude Cahun, self portrait 1927.
Nothing could be more full an introduction to Claude and the exhibition than this video by the curators François Leperlier and Juan Vicente Aliaga.
You will be captivated.
at Jeu de Paume:
I think it speaks volumes that the lady left her body of work to be unearthed. No bequests- No Expectations.
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