1 of 7 portraits of Jean Arp
by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, late 1950s
11 1/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (281 mm x 247 mm) image size
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- Jean Arp (1886-1966), Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet. Sitter in 7 portraits.
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- Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1537 portraits, Sitter in 136 portraits.
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Current affairsHarold Macmillan takes over as Conservative prime minister, manoeuvring Eden out of power after his poor handling of the Suez Crisis the previous year.
The Wolfenden Report recommends that homosexuality should no longer be a criminal offence. It still took ten years, however, before any changes were made to the law on homosexuality with the Sexual Offences Act in 1967.