A must read.
“Any violation of a woman’s body can become sex for men; this is the essential truth of pornography.”
― Andrea Dworkin
In my last post I wrote a little about the art establishment and how it is controlled by white men. A reader of the post asked me if I thought anything at all had changed. I said not. This is why.
While you have images like these being displayed in top art galleries and published in fine art books, then how can anything have changed?
Richard Kern is a middle-aged, white man who was born, lives and works in the USA. He is variously described as an underground artist, a filmmaker, a photographer. Never as a pornographer. He is an artist. Kern’s work is feted in art circles, where his images of women are critiqued for their artistic merit. The art establishment facilitates his ‘work’ and he is now…
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