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Unformatted text preview: Caffrey Francis March 26, 2011 COR 104 Dr. Sigular Nochlin’s Good Argument In Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Linda Nochlin raised many valid points when answering this question. Nochlin reviles that from the renaissance through the end of the 19 th century women art students were not encouraged to become professional painters. Art schools discriminated against women by disabling them to draw nude models, which was the essential creation of that time. Society and schools discrimination towards women gave then disadvantages which disabled them to succeed in the art world. Nochlin convinces me that women were at an intuitional disadvantage because they were not allowed to draw nude men. In the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century, the study of the nude model was the developing stages of a beginner artist. If this was the beginning stages of an artist, then from the start women were at a disadvantage, institutional. Instead of women being able to become any kind of artist through their institution, that they attend, they were “restricted to the ‘minor’...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH English 10 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Oglethorpe.
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