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Complete the Journal Assignment.

a.  Read Sturken and Cartwright (Chapter 3 pp. 93, 94, and 123–129).

b.  Think: Once the concept of the gaze is understood, it is easy to notice the intents of artists, advertisers, and filmmakers.

c.  Art works which depict the gaze include Sandro Botticelli (1445–1510), Birth of Venus and Frida Kahlo (1907–1954), Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair. Consider how these images of women are depicted.

Writeeabout the following: After reading and comprehending the gaze as discussed in your texts, view one of the following films (find an avenue that works for you) and take note of the use of the gaze to writee a discussion of the film’s use of the gaze either stereotypically or subversively:

a.  Rear Window (1954)

b.  Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

c.  Thelma and Louise (1991)

Or you may also opt to research and discuss Manet’s famous painting Dejeuner Sur L’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) from 1863. Discuss how Manet used the historic notion of the gaze in a revolutionary manner. Be sure to cite any sources in APAa, including websites that you have consulted.

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