Gluck (1895-1978) Artist Gluck subverted gender norms and adopted an openly lesbian and gender non-conforming lifestyle.They famously asked people to refer to them as ‘Gluck, no prefix, no suffix, no quotes’.
Arguably one of Glucks most famous paintings (see above) is of herself and her lover Nesta Obermer in a radical depiction of same-sex partnership.

‘My darling own wife,’ Gluck once wrote to Obermer, ‘my divine sweetheart, my love, my life. I made straight for the studio and tried to be busy and have more or less succeeded, except that everything seems so utterly unimportant that isn’t us or connected with us’.

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