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In this creative ‘Christmas’ essay, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou reflects on the power and therapeutic potential of drawing in her own life, the artistic practise of Louise Bourgeois, and Jean Frémon’s new text Nativity (Les Fugitives).
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In Luchita Hurtado’s paintings, the nude female body is an affirmation of the self, a locus of solitude and personal care that reminds us to slow down and appreciate ourselves and others, writes Jennifer Brough.
Read More “Postcards in Isolation 22: Luchita Hurtado, Untitled, 1971”
Sian Norris reflects on the female gaze as captured in Zinaida Serebriakova’s At the Dressing Table, 1909, and when looking at Dorothea Tanning’s Self-Portrait, 1944, she considers the lack of freedom we have during lockdown.
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Renowned works by Titian, da Vinci, Dürer and Raphael feature in the Royal Academy’s recent exhibition, The Renaissance Nude, all of which throw light on the female as well as male gaze, observes our contributor Miriam al Jamil.
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