Hello, all the peers, Google always pays the tribute to the legendary personalities of history. On every special occasion, the multinational technology company decorated the doodle of the search engine. Most lately, Google has graced its doodle paying the tribute to Claude Cahun who was the French surrealist photographer and writer. They were prominently known for their work which challenged the rules regarding gender and sexuality in the early 20th century. Well, Google also gave tribute to the revolutionary artist through Twitter and shared the image of the doodle. Get some more information regarding Claude Cahun.
Besides, Claude was born on 25th December 1894 to a Jewish Family in Nantes located in western France. Cahun was born to a newspaper owner named Maurice Schwob and mother Victorine Marie Courbebaisse. Their original name was Lucy Renne Mathilde Schwob. They were raised in a creative atmosphere where most people are engaged in different sorts. Even the member of their family belonged to the various creative fields. As their uncle was an avant-garde writer. On another hand, their father was a traveller and a writer as well.
Google Doodle Celebrates Claude Cahun
Even after knowing that being non-binary is considered taboo in their country France, but still, they decided to be one. Later, in 1914 Schwob adopted the pseudonym Claude Cahun. In 1915 Cahun cut his hair very short and decided to take self-portraits with a neutral background. While giving portraits they dressed a sailor and a sportsperson. They also wore a dandy or a men’s suit in 1917. In the same year, the artist also changed his name in the same year. They changed their name to the Paris-based Archives of Women Artists. Cahun’s involvement in the cross-dressing self-portraits started gaining ground for the people interested in gender studies.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York appreciated them as Cahun and appreciated them as “a creative chameleon.” Cahun later met their lifelong partner with him he collaborated numerous times named Marcel Moore. But the relation got a bit complicated when Cahun’s father married their life partner widowed mother due to which they turned to step-sisters, the information is stated by UK National Portrait Gallery. In 1914 the couple moved to Paris where they started the art collaboration. The artist passed away on 8th December 1954 due to unspecified reasons. Stay tuned with Social Telecast for more information and all the latest worldwide updates.