Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Hey Ladies!

When it comes to art, it's always been all about the ladies -- century after century of evolving representation of female subjects. They've been idealized, fetishized, glorified and deconstructed. Muse or object? You be the judge. Here's a quick survey of 500 years' worth of female portraits in Western art:

From the same user comes this look at a century of women in film. Same rules apply:

[via WFMU's Beware of the Blog.]

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