From the post at L’Oeil de la Photographie concerning the exhibition “Role Reversal” at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center:

Gender disparity has long played an important part in informing the way we look at art and art history. Traditionally, men are the artists and viewers, while women have been confined to play the role of the muse: subjects to be painted, sculpted, and photographed by and from the male perspective.

Role Reversal, a new exhibition at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, defies tradition by presenting the work of three women photographers whose images challenge long-held perceptions of beauty and gender roles in visual culture.

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