London: Miss Zena Dare in “Peter Pan”
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Self Portrait
According to the feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey, “the male figure cannot bear the burden of sexual objectification.” How do women photograph men? A search through The New Yorker’s photography library provided some answers. Here’s a selection of images that seem to flip the paradigm.
Immersed in Dreams, Friedrich von Amerling. Austrian Academic Painter, (1803-1887)
F. Holland Day
Saint Sebastian with wounded chest
(via Library of Congress)