A vintage Claude Cahun photograph recently sold at Christie's. Claude Cahun was a female photographer active in France and Jersey (Channel Islands) during the 1920's-1940's. Her work focuses on identity and gender, which was revolutionary for the time.
|Claude Cahun, Autoportrait, 1929, tirage argentique, 23.8 x 17.8 cm. (9 3/8 x 7 in.)|
Claude Cahun was the initial inspiration of dnj's recent exhibition, Claude Cahun and After. Our show featured four vintage self-portraits by Cahun, alongside work by five different contemporary photographers whose series explore similar themes of identity.
|Five contemporary photographers: Clay Lipsky, Tam Tran, Corey Grayhorse, Sia Aryai, and Ni Rong, were featured alongside four vintage Cahun photographs at dnj Gallery's recent exhibition.|