The human self needs integration and dignity through supportive communities and cultures. Weisberg beams with the validation. One of the things art, and specifically the nudes, does is to sublimate desire, on both a social and an individual level. Her body bears witness to the progression of life, of carrying and breastfeeding three children, of age spots and wrinkles and sags, of hips that creak and shoulders that hunch, and all the other travails and indignities of getting old. Questions for Reflection and Discussion How do you look at nude images? Implications Visual images and viewers are objectified and commoditized in a consumptive society.
Hellebrand sizes up Weisberg's pale back through the display screen of her Sony digital.
Photographer takes pictures of naked - and beautiful - older women
Old bodies, she points out, are seldom seen by anyone beyond doctors and caregivers — and she might add undertakers. More recently, Hellebrand began shaping her photos into the sculptural forms. Did this article give you any new thoughts with which to pursue your questions? Desiring to expand his art history knowledge, he visits the best, closest art museum he can find. Going from gallery to gallery, John begins to become discouraged and more than a little embarrassed because of all the nudity shown in the paintings. What reasons or interests brought you to this article?