New exhibition reveals the Baroness artist who wore cake as a hat and lived in poverty

New exhibition reveals the Baroness artist who wore cake as a hat and lived in poverty

The extraordinary life of a thrice-married penniless 20th century baroness who once shaved her pubic hair on film is being celebrated in a new exhibition. Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was a notorious performance artist in Twenties New York; she wore a cake as a hat, spoons as earrings and postage stamps as make-up and lived … Read more