It’s been 27 years since art historian Linda Nochlin published her essay “The Imaginary Orient,” a critique of sexist and racist depictions of “brown and black folk” by Western artists such as Jean-Léon Gérôme. Back then, “I was put off… More»
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Russian Dancers, 1899, Edgar Degas, pastel and brush on tracing paper. Courtesy of a private collection.