[FILM] Miss Representation: How Women Are Constructed And Deconstructed By The Media
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[FILM] Miss Representation: How Women Are Constructed And Deconstructed By The Media

The 2011 documentary directed and co-written by Jennifer Siebel Newson reveals the alarming landscape of American media in which women are consistently dehumanized and rendered objects prized for their physicality and little more. In a reactionary time with women’s rights constantly under attack and underrepresentation in government positions, this film provides shocking statistics and evidence … Continue reading

Balthus: Cats And Girls; Paintings And Provocations At The Met
Art / Society & Culture

Balthus: Cats And Girls; Paintings And Provocations At The Met

Bathus: Cats and Girls at the Metropolitan Museum of Art open until January 12, 2014. Curator Sabine Rewald presents thirty-five of the modernist Polish-French artist’s works from the 1930s-1950s.  The most arresting works in this exhibition are comprised of Balthus’ numerous  portraits of his sitter-muse, the adolescent Thérèse. As invoked by the additional subtitle, paintings … Continue reading