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ARISTOCRATS IN SITU

STIFF UPPER LIPS AND SHED CLOTHES:
BEATRICE CAPTURES
ARISTOCRATS IN CAPTIVITY.




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ARISTOCRATS IN SITU
"Untitled," Beatrice von Schwerin, 2011. Beatrice is a young Swedish baroness; this series portrays her with different generations of her aristocratic family.
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"Untitled," Beatrice von Schwerin, 2011. Beatrice's mother was once a lady-in-waiting.
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"Untitled," Beatrice von Schwerin, 2011. Beatrice's exhibitionist portraits indicate the influence of photographers such as Diane Arbus (1923-1971) and Cindy Sherman (b. 1954).
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"Untitled," Beatrice von Schwerin, 2011. The Von Schwerins are an introduced family within the Swedish House of Nobility.
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Artists of aristocratic extraction who muse on decaying family glory include Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896-1957). Last in a line of minor princes in Sicily, Tomasi named his fictional annal "Il Gattopardo" (The Leopard) after the family coat of arms.
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