Kiss My Genders | Mary Beard’s Shock of the Nude
Mary explores gender identity in photography, particularly in Ajamu's work where he flips the often aggressive and fearful trope of the black male body into a gentle and intimate one.Tweet
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood | The Pre-Raphaelites
In 1848, political turmoil inspired a group of young artists at The Royal Academy to revolutionise the British art scene.
The representation of black bodies in Art History | Mary Beard's Shock of the Nude
It is rare to find nude black bodies featured in Western art before the mid-twentieth century; Mary Beard finds out why.