Comprising two bodies of work, Brave Beauties and Somnyama Ngonyama (‘Hail, the Dark Lioness’), this exhibition at Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York brings together two integral elements within Muholi’s practice; intimate studies of queer life in her native South Africa and self portraiture. Begun in 2014, Brave Beauties is a series of portraits depicting transwomen in South Africa, and...
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