She Didn’t Call It Home, But It’s All She Had.

She Didn’t Call It Home, But It’s All She Had.

She Didn’t Call It Home, But It’s All She Had.  Gender identity Gender and the body Gender and attire Natividad Navalón is an interdisciplinary Spanish artist who has contributed to contemporary conceptual art in the areas of sculpture, photography and...
Albahaquero (basil pot)

Albahaquero (basil pot)

Albahaquero (basil pot) Gender and clothing Gender and social class Gender roles The function of an albahaquero within the home was to provide a pot for basil, a plant with culinary uses which also served as a natural air freshener, actions linked to the domestic...
Tile of a troubadour and his lady

Tile of a troubadour and his lady

Tile of a troubadour and his lady Gender and sexuality Gender and social class Gender and clothing The depiction of a troubadour scene on a tile from Manises demonstrates the influence of this poetry originating in Occitania in our territory, along with its themes and...
Judith and Holofernes

Judith and Holofernes

Judith and Holofernes Gender and attire Gender stereotypes: Desirer / object of desire The figure of Judith, like others from the Old Testament, is the subject of many paintings and sculptures beginning in the Renaissance period. The book bearing her name narrates the...
Achilles among the Daughters of Lycomedes

Achilles among the Daughters of Lycomedes

Achilles among the Daughters of Lycomedes Gender and clothing This piece depicts one of the best known cases of a person of one gender dressing and performing the role and attributes corresponding to the opposite gender: Achilles, who is dressed as a woman and hidden...