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Muse – Sexuality & Control

Jun / 2015 by
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Muse – Sexuality & Control

Photographer: Sara Cath

This work is a comment on the affinity the artist has for its muse. Inspired by the early 16th century paintings of reclining nude women – ex. “The Sleeping Venus” Giorgione & “Venus of Urbino” Titian, the women referenced were immortalized from a man’s view.  This work portrays a woman in a place of power as both subject and artist. Through self-portraiture, the artist expresses her sexuality & control over her own image as a woman in the 21st century.

As seen in the Austere Affinity issue.

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