a narrow view of nudity

Of course there is a long tradition of the female nude, but it’s one that is by and large repudiated by feminist painters and theorists; the reviled “male gaze”, all that…. a response to Germaine Greer’s recent article on women’s art and to the Moran prize winner this article is naive and clearly written by someone woefully ignorant of art and art history…. for recent news go and look at Nancy “beth” reid’s self portrait , look at moran winner Fiona Lowry’s with What I Assume You Shall Assume , (to pick two recent newsworthy pieces) really really look at them, don’t avert your eyes- look into theirs and try to see everything they wanted to say.