Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
A convincing and radical accumulation of articles on workmanship, woman’s rights, neuroscience, brain research, and logic from prize-winning writer Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed writer of The Blazing World and What I Loved.
Siri Husvedt has dependably been entranced by science and how human observation functions. She is a significant other of craftsmanship, the humanities, and the sciences. She is a writer and a women’s activist. Her energetic, clear articles in A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women start to comprehend those plural points of view.
Separated into three sections, the main area, “A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women,” researches the perceptual and sexual orientation predispositions that influence how we judge craftsmanship, writing, and the world when all is said in done. Among the incredible figures considered are Picasso, De Kooning, Jeff Koons, Louise Bourgeois, Anselm Kiefer, Susan Sontag, Robert Mapplethorpe, the Guerrilla Girls, and Karl Ove Knausgaard.
The second part, “The Delusions of Certainty,” is about the deep rooted mind/body issue that has frequented Western logic since the Greeks. Hustvedt clarifies the relationship between the mental and the physical domains, indicating what lies past the contention—longing, conviction, and the creative ability.