Stasi Chic: Exhibition Unmasks the Art of the East German Spy Disguise

1st August 2011, Comments 0 comments

What did East German spies wear to work? Archival photographs uncovered by a Berlin-based artist revealdisguises thatincluded fur hats, upturned collars, and, naturally, sunglasses. The images from the Stasi secret police course on the 'art of disguising' provide a sometimes absurd perspective on whatthe Cold War era spies consideredinconspicuous.

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