Why are museums filled with naked women next to dressed men? Why are great geniuses all men? Why does art represent so many scenes of rape? Why do we often forget to talk about black characters in paintings? And why was Picasso so mean?
Vénus s’épilait-elle la chatte? (Venus Shaving Her Pussy) deconstructs the history of Western art, offering a feminist and inclusive point of view. Largely based on patriarchy and colonization, art has helped to normalize male domination and whiteness as the unique and neutral reference, and it is important to talk about it, to better understand what we are looking at, and reappropriate all this common heritage.