1994 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize


New York Times Magazine

01 January, 1993

Taken after her mastectomy, this self-portrait by US multimedia artist Matuschka (39) is intended as a political statement about cancer, women and physical beauty. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991, Matuschka resolved to use her art to raise public awareness and generate a deeper understanding of the impact of the disease on women's lives.

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