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18 August 2016

Singular!

QUIRKY COLLECTIONS

Some passionate, free-spirited collectors look for unusual items, exploring the question of the vernacular.

 

SINCERELY QUEER

SÉBASTIEN LIFSHITZ COLLECTION

1920s American feminists wearing men’s clothes, cabarets and ordinary transvestites: the history of cross-dressing through the scope of amateur photography.

 

LADY LIBERTY

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC MAKING OF AN ICON

The Statue of Liberty’s destiny is intertwined with the history of photography. Images played a pivotal role in telling the epic story of its construction.

 

HARA KIRI PHOTO

The photomontage covers from the heyday of Hara Kiri will be on display for the first time. At a time when the central government was flexing its muscles, the magazine rocked the established order.