“Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you love them, the way you vote, the words that come out of your mouth… will also become the raw material for the art you make.”

Pablo Picasso’s love affair with women

Mark Hudson looks at how the artist saw the women in his life – as either goddesses or doormats.   Weeping Woman (Dora), (60 х 49 cm, 23 ⅝ х 19 ¼ inches) is an oil on canvas painted by Pablo Picasso in France in 1937. Picasso was intrigued with the subject, and revisited theContinue reading “Pablo Picasso’s love affair with women”

Woman as Object, Woman as Subject: The Male Gaze and the DC Comics Relaunch

by Shawn Daughhetee In 2011, DC Comics relaunched their entire line of comics in hopes of revitalizing their brand and attracting new readers. With The New 52 came a lot of controversy surrounding female creators and characters. The loudest public outcry has been over the perceived objectification of women in Red Hood and the OutlawsContinue reading “Woman as Object, Woman as Subject: The Male Gaze and the DC Comics Relaunch”