Objectification
00:00
00:00

Big thanks to MosesX50, our latest supporter!

We're 15 people from our target today. Why don't you be one of them?

You can support NG too and get tons of perks for just $2.99.

Create a Free Account and then..

Become a Supporter!

Objectification

Author Comments

I was doodling as usual when I decided it would be fun to draw an accurate Victorian Era-style dress. So I did, and I was like "hey, this dress design is cool! Let's design some more!" So I proceeded to look up dresses from many different eras and sketch them all out. I finished with 1700s-style dresses, which were super heavy, super rococo, and looked like the most painful, awkward things to wear... but that was what a girl had to wear to be fashionable back then.

And so I pondered... isn't designing dresses and fashion just making out women to be pretty; to be nothing more than objects of admiration? I felt like I was designing dolls more than real human beings, sacrificing even comfort for looks.

So I thought about that concept in general... objectifying women for various reasons... whether for fashion, sex, or advertisement, it was the sheet fact of undermining human beings; making them something less than they are for less-than-holy ulterior motives. And I ain't down with that.

So this is my piece on that, I suppose. I chose to draw an anime girl because anime girls, almost by definition, are character-less dolls designed to be an object of affection. If you disagree with me, I would be more than happy to discuss. If you disagree with any of the symbolism you see, I would be more than happy to discuss.

Like anyone gives a fuck about this to begin with.

Click on an icon to vote on this!

Credits & Info

sgt-pepper
Artist
Views
4,490
Votes
19
Score
3.74 / 5.00

Uploaded
Jun 17, 2013 | 11:52 PM EDT
Category
Other
File Info
1024 x 766 px
PNG
254.5 kb

You might also enjoy...

Licensing Terms

You are free to copy, distribute and transmit this work under the following conditions:

Attribution:
You must give credit to the artist.
Noncommercial:
You may not use this work for commercial purposes.