Historian's Talk: Women Envisioning Women in Contemporary China

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Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo MI

Nov 08
Historian's Talk: Women Envisioning Women in Contemporary China

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,

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$2.00 Students

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