Gyula Halasz Brassaï's "Young Couple" was one of my favourite photographs in the gallery. It was taken in 1932 and the focus of the photo is a homosexual male couple, dancing among the other couples. There are two other couples in the background on either side; both are male-female pairs. But the focus, right in the foreground front and center, is the two men, smiling and dancing close to one another, both dressed tidily in suits. I like this idea. It's like they have nothing to hide, no reason to be ashamed. They are presenting themselves to the world. They are the happy young couple. It's not like
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course CORE 152 taught by Professor Burczyk during the Fall '07 term at Colgate.