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Wigstock by Barbara Alper/Getty Images

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A man wearing a wig and make-up poses for a photograph at the Wigstock festival, New York City, USA, August 1994. (Photo by Barbara Alper/Getty Images)

The Picturalist is delighted to feature this striking photograph by Barbara Alper, a vivid capture from the Wigstock festival in New York City, August 1994. It showcases a man adorned in elaborate wig and makeup, embodying the exuberance and expressive freedom that the festival celebrated.

This unframed limited edition piece, offered in three sizes, is as much a bold statement of individuality as it is a colorful artifact from a quintessential cultural event. Each photograph is numbered and signed by Alper, ensuring it holds a unique place in the annals of contemporary photography.

The image will be sent directly from Getty Images in London, UK, and is slated to arrive within two weeks of purchase. This photograph is more than a visual expression; it's a snapshot of a moment where identity and performance intersect, framed against the vivid tableau of city life.

Perfect for adding a dramatic touch to any interior, this piece not only serves as a testament to Alper's skillful eye but also to the vibrant spirit of a bygone era in New York's rich tapestry. Whether it’s destined for a personal gallery or to be featured in a public space, this image promises to engage and captivate, inviting reflection on the art of transformation and the early  celebration of self-expression.

Selenium-toned gelatin silver print Shipped directly by Getty Images (London UK)
Signed, dated, editioned, and image number in pencil, au verso
Certicate of Authenticity Issued by Getty Images / Barbara Alper

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