The Art Assignment

What Art tells us about Gender

Season 6 Episode 4 | 14m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

There is a huge range of ways that gender has been understood and represented in the history of art. We look at a few examples that show us gender is a concept that has never been fixed: Hermaphroditos by the ancient Greeks, Titian's Venus of Urbino, Baule portrait masks, the photographs of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, and Maya stone carvings.

Aired: 05/28/19

Rating: NR


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