white men rule the [art] world

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.


shot by kern 4

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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