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In light of recent discussions regarding nudes and the need to enable our
students (and selves!) to become more aware of the effect pop culture has on
all of us, I HIGHLY agree with Katherine and John's recommendation to read
Berger's "Ways of Seeing." I used it in a course with non-art majors and it
truly sheds light on and questions historical constructs to issues such as
nudes, the (male) gaze, advertising, et al. And it's an easy, "fun" read!
Elizabeth B. Reese