Femme au miroir  II (Mujer ante el espejo)

Femme au miroir II (Mujer ante el espejo)

Femme au miroir  II (Mujer ante el espejo)  Gender and the body Gender stereotypes: Genius / muse Gender stereotypes: Subject / object The cast iron and solder outlines of Femme au miroir II (Woman in the Mirror) show the nude body of a woman in a moment of intimacy,...
Galápago (Tile mould)

Galápago (Tile mould)

Galápago (Tile mould) Sexual division of labour Gender and body This industrial tile mould was once used to make tiles in factories. It is one of the pieces that make up the collection of the Museu de la Rajoleria de Paiporta. However, moulding the clay not only...
Bottle

Bottle

Bottle   Gender identity Gender and body Gender and history This bottle reflects the modernista (Art Nouveau) style, which emerged as a response to classicist models and industrialized society. Art Nouveau is primarily decorative and among the decorative motifs used...
Blanco y Negro Magazine

Blanco y Negro Magazine

Blanco y Negro Magazine Gender roles Gender identity Gender and history In contrast to the ideal of the domestic woman, in the early 20th century there emerged a new type of woman, referred to as a garçonne in France, a flapper in Great Britain and a machietta in...
Corset

Corset

Corset Gender and body Gender and sexuality Gender and clothing  The corset, used in Europe from the 16th century in various forms (cors, bustier, etc.), was intended to stylize and mould the female figure, and was also occasionally worn by men. However, its use had...