From BmoreArt:

But the predominant tone of the photographs is not melancholy. Rather, it’s a combination of relentless energy and resolute assertiveness. And, as the first career retrospective of Badertscher’s work staged in the U.S., this show offers a compelling case for the historical importance of his work (which was also featured in a 2020 survey at Berlin’s Schwules Museum, and will be on display in a concurrent show opening at Clamp, a Manhattan gallery, on September 14.) Much like Badertscher’s models, who confidently vogue for the camera, Saunders’ exhibit firmly rejects a lengthy history of marginalization.

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