Artists observe and capture those moments when the unthinkable, suddenly or slowly, manifests in time, space and on the body. Curated by Tilda Swinton in partnership with the Aperture Foundation, 'The Spirit of the Age' exhibition opened in New York (23 May10 July 2019) and toured to the Literaturhaus, Munich (7 November 201912 January 2020) and then to the McEvoy Foundation of the Arts in San Francisco (7 February5 September 2020. See https://aperture.org/exhibition/orlando-guest-curated-tilda-swinton-2/ Accessed 13 July 2020. The exhibition was based on Woolf's novel 'Orlando' (1928). This article reviews some of the image based artwork on display.