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A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun’s Performance of Identity

Claude Cahun, “Self-portrait (kneeling, naked, with mask)” (c. 1928) (© Jersey Heritage)

 

Claude Cahun, “Self-portrait (with Nazi badge between her teeth)” (1945) (© Jersey Heritage)

A Gillian Wearing exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery puts her work in dialogue with her largely forgotten Surrealist inspiration.

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