Essay on Art and Gender
Write an essay of 5 pages (including references and bibliography) in response to the followingtopic :
2. Using the work of John Berger and Linda Nochlin, explain how the tradition of the nude contributed to women being made into objects of the gaze, rather than becoming artists themselves. What other factors made it difficult for women to establish themselves as artists in western modernity? How have artists (of any sex) challenged traditional representations of women in art?