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Lotte Laserstein

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Subverting the Male Gaze: Lotte Laserstein and Kiki Kogelnik

Posted: June 25, 2013
Category: Lotte Laserstein
Learn how painters Lotte Laserstein and Kiki Kogelnik subvert the male gaze in their portrayals of the female nude.
A light-skinned adult woman crouches near a small washtub and sponges her torso. One small bench holds a washcloth and water glass while garments rest on another. Posed within a cramped attic room and viewed from above, her body dominates the canvas and appears too large for the space.