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  • Inez van Lamsweerde

    Johnen + Schöttle

    After depicting naked, sexless women with sweaty hands and feet and three-year-old girls with men’s mouths, the Dutch artist Inez van Lamsweerde has turned to photographing men. At first glance, the large-format, sharp photographs of Rob, Marcel, Klaus, and Andy are less spectacular than the previous work. The men dressed in yellow polo shirts lie down in front of a neutral white background, as if they were gently falling to the ground. Their rapt expressions—eyes closed, mouths slightly open—make these men seem lascivious in a way that does not correspond to masculine role models. What is absent

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