Claude Cahun, A Parisian Like No Other


By Andrew Belonsky

Looking at the work of Claude Cahun, a photographer and performer active in the early-1900s, one could easily think her surrealist works were produced today.

Constantly challenging gender norms in her personal and professional lives, Claude Cahun had a fascination with the eye, both yours and her own.

On the left, Aveux non avenus, planche I, 1929-1930; on the right, Aveux non avenus, planche III, 1929-1930.

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