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Female Identity in Photography Construction or Reality Research Proposal

… Female Identity in Photography: Construction or Reality

The Female Identity in Photography

representation and reality

Art as representation or re-presentation is a question that has been the focus of intense debate and controversy in art and philosophy since the beginning of the last century, and particularly since the advent of deconstruction and post- structuralism in the latter part of that century. Simplistically put, the debate revolves around the question of reality as something static and fixed or as a flexible process that is determined by one's perspective and interpretation. This is a question that is especially relevant to the art of photography. Photography is in essence a replication of reality in terms of its mechanics, but they way that the images are manipulated by the…. [read more]

Lorna Simpson: African-American Photography Term Paper

… In this case, the viewer must focus on other aspects of the body instead of the face, such as the attire that appears very masculine and the relaxed pose. Can "she" wear a suit and still be a woman? The title "female" in lowercase italic script looks like a scientific label. Simpson says of this and similar works, "They're generically seen as black characters or as people of ethnic groups. Whatever the subject of my work, it will always first be categorized in those terms. I have my own utopian sense that at a certain point people's relationship to this work will change, that it will not come to the forefront as "Oh, they're black!'" (Sims 85)

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Representation of Men and Women in Advertisement Term Paper

… Stylistic Analysis of the Representation of Men and Women in the Language of Modern Advertisement

The way that modern advertising re-presents or conveys perceptions and interpretations of male and female identity has been the focus of studies in many disciples, including media studies and sociology. The analysis of media advertising provides insight into certain ideological and cultural perceptions in a society. It also shows the way that underlying cultural views of male and female or gender identity is largely constructed by the specific culture. It is therefore very useful to study the ways"... In which people, places, values and beliefs are represented in contemporary media and their impact on society"

Controlling Advertising ? ASA Schools and Colleges resources No 1).

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Ho Women Are Portrayed in Late 19th Century Art Term Paper

… ¶ … Women are Portrayed in Late 19th Century Art

Throughout history, women have served as the subjects of compelling and poignant works of art, reflecting in large part how society viewed them and what roles they were expected to play. These gender differences were especially pronounced during the 19th century when women were women and men were men, and these differences can be readily discerned in the portraiture that emerged during this period. This paper provides an analysis of how women were portrayed in late 19th century art in general and in the paintings of women by John Singer Sargent and James Abbott McNeal Whistler in particular. An examination of how women are portrayed in paintings in general before the 19th century is provided,…. [read more]

Fine Arts and the K-12 Curriculum Essay

… Fine Arts & the K-12 Curriculum

Including the fine arts in a K-12 curriculum has become a controversial issue in educational institutions and local school settings. Some educators and administrators view the arts as a "frivolous" appendage to the overall school program. Others believe it is an integral part of developing well; rounded individuals and contend that the arts support academic achievement. Since the arts are not included in high stakes testing and are not a part of the No Child Left Behind legislation, communities in support of fine arts programs are finding it difficult to justify the resources and time allocated for music, art and drama when offered. In higher education, over the years, your institution's fine arts department has built an extensive community…. [read more]

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