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Introduction
Claude Cahun (born Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, 25 October 1894 – 8 December 1954) was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor, and writer.Schwob adopted the pseudonym Claude Cahun in 1914. She is best known as a writer and self-portraitist, who assumed a variety of performative personae. Cahun's work is both political and personal. In Disavowals, she writes: "Masculine? Feminine? It depends on the situation. Neuter is the only gender that always suits me."During World War II, Cahun was also active as a resistance worker and propagandist.
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Q219634
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Nationality
French
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Writer, Painter, Photographer, Photomontagist, Sculptor
Names
Claude Cahun, Lucy Schwob, Claude Courlis, Claude Cahun (Lucy Schwob)
Ulan
500125875
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