Friday, 29 March 2019

It's a look



The estimable surrealist Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, “a marginal figure in art history who was a raucous ‘proto-punk’ poet from whom Duchamp allegedly stole the concept for his urinal”.

Apparently.

[Needless to say, we have featured the bizarre Baroness as an "exhibit" here before...]

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    1. but at least she's a tad more fem looking here..

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    2. She was a startling-looking woman, especially when you consider she was dressing like this in c.1915 - thirty-four years before Lene Lovich was born... Jx

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  2. Surreal is the word.
    Fab mad lady is three

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  3. She looks like a bejewelled bee in this photo. I think it's the Princess Leia ear muffs that do it - they're like big compound eyes.
    I can also see abit of Siobhan Fahey/Shakespears Sister, too!

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    1. You'd better hope and pray
      That you'll make it safe
      Back to your own world
      You'd better hope and pray
      That you'll wake one day
      In your own world


      Indeed. Jx

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