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Controversial Fashion Campaigns YAY or NAY? | Buzznet
"Sex Sells" apparently, many ads, especially designer brands, have very sexualized messages. This fragrance ad is stereotypical of sexualized women in the media, and I think these types of ads resonate with the male gaze. http://advertising.about.com/od/advertisingprojects/a/Sex-In-Advertising.htm
10 Radical Art Projects That Celebrate Women’s Bodies
Exposing problematic beauty standards using Barbie dolls. Photographer Sheila Pree Bright explores the complexities of racial identity in her work. In her Plastic Bodies series, which developed in 2003, Bright contrasts fragmented bodies of multicultural women with the dolls. The blend of human and artificial features is unsettling and helps make the “global assimilation of cultures, ethnicities, and loss of personal identity many women of color experience as a result” painfully obvious.