Julianne Moore - Rika #8 by Helena Christensen, Spring/Summer 2013
Distinguished sociologist Erving Goffman noted that women in photographs are often portrayed in compromising or submissive situations such as having the head turned upwards to expose the neck or in a contorted stances often with light self-touching. Such poses invite the gaze of the viewer and make the subject of the photograph seem vulnerable and exposed to sexualization.
Justin Bartels, Impression.
‘The series focuses on the clothing that women think they should wear, or are told what to wear, to impress someone in a sexual manner. There is a physical mark that is left from these clothes, showing the discomfort women go through.’
This is so striking!
#lips #teeth #mouth #flowers… #gross #Freudian #orifice
Eliza Cummings in “In the Red” by Ruth Hogben for Dazed and Confused, June 2013