WHAT ART HISTORY REVEALS ABOUT THE RISE OF ANTI-FEMINIST WOMEN
In this article, Paula Keller, a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Cambridge, explores a popular motif of Renaissance paintings: the biblical story of Susanna and the Elders.
Keller walks us through three paintings that each invite different interpretations of women. She explores how just as artists invite different interpretations of women, so the real world invites different interpretations of real events that can encourage anti-feminist sentiments.
Susanna and the Elders (1610) by Artemisia Gentileschi. Source: Wikipedia