Historian's Talk: Women Envisioning Women in Contemporary China
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Images of beautiful women have always been a significant sub-genre of Chinese painting – but most painters were men who constructed idealized female figures from a gendered perspective. Today, women artists like Cui Xiuwen have used their work to explore women’s objectification.
This talk will focus on Cui’s Ladies’ Room, a surreptitiously shot video focusing on sex workers in a Beijing nightclub restroom, where she uses her hidden camcorder to raise questions about representation, voyeurism,
Included with museum admission.
$5.00 General Admission
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