Women in art

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Women throughout history, from the 1500ís till now have been looked at as objects. In the 1500ís during the time of the Renaissance woman were often portrayed in art in the nude. Curves at that time showed women as being goddess like. The more curvy and voluptuous you were the more beautiful men saw you. Artists who painted the female body were often commissioned by rich men to paint these paintings to hang in their …

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…being beautiful. Sanders essay asks many questions about a womanís body and the way she chooses to use it and I think that history is one material that we can use to start to answer questions like the ones that he has. A woman is a beautiful work of art and if she feels comfortable showing her body people should feel comfortable at least looking at it as a form of art and expression.