Posts Tagged: Marcel Moore

2017-books-preview

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

2017-books-preview

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

Cahun preview

The nameless soldier

Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, arrested 70 years ago today

Cahun preview

The nameless soldier

Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, arrested 70 years ago today

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Female. Lesbian. Jewish. Inspired by a Surrealism which regarded women as little more than exotic furniture. A life and career whose second act played out on an island in the English Channel…It’s fair to say Claude Cahun knew a thing or two about margins.

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Female. Lesbian. Jewish. Inspired by a Surrealism which regarded women as little more than exotic furniture. A life and career whose second act played out on an island in the English Channel…It’s fair to say Claude Cahun knew a thing or two about margins.

Claude Cahun

Jersey girl

In 1937 Cahun and Moore once more shocked their avant-garde contemporaries; they left Paris and chose to live on the island of Jersey at a time when being modern meant to be exclusively city-dwelling. This was their home for the rest of their lives, and also the scene of their bravest endeavours, both artistic and personal.

Claude Cahun

Jersey girl

In 1937 Cahun and Moore once more shocked their avant-garde contemporaries; they left Paris and chose to live on the island of Jersey at a time when being modern meant to be exclusively city-dwelling. This was their home for the rest of their lives, and also the scene of their bravest endeavours, both artistic and personal.