Herero Tribe Remembers Genocide Through Victorian Dress

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In the first decade of the twentieth century 80% of the population of German-occupied Namibia belonging to the Herero tribe were wiped out in a brutal genocide decades before the infamous murders of the Holocaust. Those who survived of the once 80,000-strong people were left with no property and no rights. German general Lothar von Trotha … Read more

A Century of Fashion Photography

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 opened June 26 at the J. Paul Getty Museum and features more than 160 fashion photographs alongside a selection of costumes, illustrations, magazine covers, videos and advertisements in the world’s most comprehensive analysis of fashion photography. Drawn from the Getty Museum’s photographs collection as well as … Read more