The insincerity of the female nude (via Cherwell)

Women should not be afraid to reclaim their naked bodies, writes Priya Vempali John Berger once wrote: “To be naked is to be oneself. To be nude is to be seen naked by others and yet not recognised for oneself.” These are the words which ring in my ears as I stroll through the halls of an art gallery, confronted by a never-ending stream of breasts, lips, cheeks, and hair – these are faces without stories, mouths without voices, smiles without substance. As a woman, you become accustomed to seeing your own image reflected wherever you look, in a glamourised,

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