Tuesday Top or Bottom: Mariko Sakagu vs. Lee Price

This week’s Top or Bottom is inspired by Claude Cahun, whose name I recently stumbled across in this month’s ARTnews and who. is. awesome.

Autoportrait, Claude Cahun, 1929

Photographer, surrealist, writer, feminist, radical activist and total badass, “..winning new moral freedoms, the rights of the human being repressed after enturies of ferocious superstitions.”* During the Nazi occupation of her French hometown, this lady distributed leaflets denouncing the war, sometimes slipping them INTO NAZI POCKETS!
And her photos are pretty great too.

So in honor of Claude Cahun and badass self portraitists everywhere, I give you

from One Hundred Views of Bathing by Mariko Sakaguchi.Click to see the full series.
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vs.

Self-portrait with Chinese Food, oil on linen, Lee Price
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*Claude Cahun, ARTnews, April 2012
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