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The Female Body and the Voyeuristic Male Gaze

Chim (David Seymour), [Bernard Berenson, at the age of 90, looking at sculpture in the Borghese Gallery, Rome, Italy], 1955 (1122.2002) Much of the way we can understand photography of the body must be related to the male gaze. The … Continue reading

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EYE-opening work of Bill Brandt

A current exhibition at MoMA, Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light, highlights the extensive career of this British photographer. Brandt was known for his ever-changing modernist and abstract styles. In the beginning of his career, he assisted Man Ray, whose Surrealist … Continue reading

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Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Diez Desnudos

Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Siests en la Hierba, 1979 (printed 1981) (252.1995) Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Xipetotec, 1979 (printed 1981) (251.1995) Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Fruta Prohibida, 1976 (printed 1981) (557.1984) Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Espejo Negro, 1936 (printed 1981) (253.1995) The body of woman is a poem … Continue reading

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