The Renegotiation of Woman & Beauty
Shifts in portraiture:
lack of eye contact
cropping of image
devoid of narrative
drift from direct representation
Signifier & Signified
Signfier: the form which the sign takes
Signified: the concept it represents
Scarlett Johansson for Dolce & Gabbana
According to Derrida, would the image of the woman have free beauty?
Can woman, in the flesh, have free beauty like the tulip?
Are jewelers, creators of adornment primarily for women, contributing to the objectification of woman as beauty object-to-be-looked-at?