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C/O Berlin Loves Hair and Shows it with Photography and Drawing Exhibition

BERLIN.- At C/O Berlin, International Forum For Visual Dialogues, Schwarzkopf presents photographs by Karl Lagerfeld, Gabo, and Russell James and illustrations by Olaf Hajek from December 12, 2009, to January 17, 2010. The exhibition accompanying the book We Love Hair will be shown at the Postfuhramt at Oranienburger Straße 35/36. A symbol of beauty, temptation, and seduction; an expression of power and strength, intimidation and protest—hair is a universal medium of self-expression. Always making a statement, hair can signal group membership while simultaneously demonstrating otherness. With its wide variety of shapes, colors, and textures, hair serves as a means of self-definition and self-dramatization. Although hair is a recurring motif in the visual arts and an