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  • George Krause

    Harris Gallery

    In the 1960s nonverbal communication was a hot topic of conversation, especially the idea that unconsciously assumed bodily postures reveal subconscious scenarios. To the perceptive onlooker this body language supposedly revealed potent psycho-social messages accompanying, but frequently contradicting, spoken language.

    In a joint venture with a young, flexible female, George Krause contorts his body to produce acrobatic equivalents of the letters of the alphabet and then photographs the results. This series entitled “Krause Roman,” 1989, is a continuation of his “I Nudi” studies, but here—tongue

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