Essays Tagged: "16 mm film"

Voyeurism and Hygiene in Degas's monotype series "The Bathers"

male viewer looking at the work. Though the women are depicted as "a sad bestiality" (Callan, 1995: 160), their corporeality implies a level of sexual suggestion. The male viewer is said to find himse ... d to find himself in a place of "ambivalence between desire for women and revulsion" (Callan, 1995: 163) - he is a sexual voyeur but disgusted by the lack of both physical and moral hygiene represente ...

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Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art