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ClampArt presents “Salem Suite”—a series of photographs by artist Will McBride (1931-2015) from 1963. Largely remembered as a celebrated documentarian of the new generation of postwar youth and the sexual revolution in Berlin in the 1950s and 1960s, McBride regularly photographed for a number of European periodicals, including most notably “Twen.” “Twen” caused quite a scandal when they published McBride’s portraits of his pregnant wife in an issue in 1960. Later, in 1963, the magazine commissioned the artist to shoot a photo-essay on the School of Salem Castle—long considered one of the most elite boarding schools in Europe. McBride’s images chronicle many aspects of the students’ lives from meals and lessons to athletics, but by far the most famous photograph was shot in the communal showers. “Mike wäscht mit anderen Schule Salem (Mike in the Shower, Salem)” wo

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