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Sightlines Tour:

What Her Gaze Contains

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Simi Esan ’18, Student Guide

Women are often shown as passive in art--they are not shown as actors but rather, as things to be acted upon. Visitors on this tour will explore the gazes of these supposedly passive figures, and look past their outward depictions. How do materials contribute to our conceptions of the person’s power, standing, and class? What effect does the gender of the artist have on the depictions of the subject? We will consider these questions, and more, as we investigate what the gaze can contain.

All Sightlines Tours last 30-45 minutes