Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun

Behind the mask, another mask. Sarah Howgate. Ausst'publikation. National Portrait Gallery, London. National Portrait Gallery 2017. Beiträge von Dawn Ades. Englisch. 208 Seiten, 150 Abb. 21,8 x 25,5 cm. 1,2 kg. Fester Einband mit Schutzumschlag. 9781855147508. art-15919
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This book draws together for the first time the self-­portraits of French Surrealist artist Claude Cahun (1894–1954) and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing (b.1963). Although they lived almost one hundred years apart, their work shares similar themes: gender, identity, masquerade and performance.

Beginning with a visit to Jersey, where Cahun lived and worked until her death, and where the Cahun archive is housed, Wearing’s journey of discovery is examined in this beautiful book.