PARALLEL LIVES: MARLOW MOSS & CLAUDE CAHUN │ Leeds Art Gallery → 7 September 2014

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Clwd Caũ: SLFPWTRIT, 1929

“Cncuṛnt xibišnz at Līdz Ātgaḷri lnc tu ātists hu wr born n dîd wɖn yirz v č uɖr n šerd mni similaṛtiz bt crietd rmācbli dfṛnt wrc. Đer āt hz bn ltl nôn bt ɖer impact on subsiqnt jeṇrešnz n cntmprri ātists z cnsidṛbl.

Mālo Mos z nâ rgādd az wn v Britn’z most impwtnt Cnstructivist ātists, ɖo fr mni yirz hr significns wz ovrlŭct. Ɖs xibišn priznts pêntñz, rlifs n sculpčrz drwn fṛm c̣lẋnz in ɖ YC n Yṛp ɖt r prîmṛli cnsrnd wɖ an inteṛgešn v spês, muvmnt n lît. Š livd n wrct btwn Paris n Cwnẉl fr mč v hr lîf, čenjñ hr nem n prmnntli adoptñ a masklin apiṛns in 1919. Ɖ xibišn z ṣpwtd bî letrz n fôtgrafs drwn fṛm ɖ Têt Ācîv.

Olso at Līdz Ātgaḷri a clôsli lnct xibišn cnsidrz ɖ pạnirñ wrc v Clwd Caũ (1894-1954). Rivtñ fôtgrafic slfpwtrits šo hr actñ ât dvrs îdnttiz bʈ mêl n fīmêl in sìnz ɖt renj fṛm ɖ stācli miniml t ɖ ilabṛtli stêjd. An avid ptisipnt in ɖ culčṛl avãgād v Paris in ɖ 1920z n 30z, mnglñ wɖ mni v ɖ līdñ ātists v hr de, Caũ ivnčli muvd t Jrzi, in ɖ Čanl Îḷndz ẇr š wz impriznd jrñ Natsi okpešn.

Ɖs z ɖ frst tîm ɖt wrc bî ɖz tu ātists hz bn šôn tgɖr; an acumṗniyñ simpozı̣m on Ʈrzde 12 Jūn 2014 wl intṛdys n cntxtylîz ɖer practis n lc at ɖer impact on cntmprri ātists.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT

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