Shining a light on predominantly male depictions of fertility and pregnancy throughout the centuries, to reveal how, before the twentieth century, artists concealed or relegated pregnancy to the feminine sphere. Until reclamations of the female body during second-wave feminism in the s and s, honest representations of pregnancy were scarce in the visual arts. Due to the entrenched conflations of sex and sin in the Christian tradition, visual incarnations of the pregnant female body were somewhat of a taboo. We know male artists often omitted signs of pregnancy entirely, for example, Joshua Reynolds when painting the portrait of Theresa Parker in Here are some of the female artists who have contributed to radical visual constructions of female selfhood. In , her collaboration with artist Awol Erizku practically broke the internet, with her Instagram photograph breaking world-records for the most-liked post on the platform within eight hours.
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From pregnancy to birth, growing up to growing old, Chantal Joffe's intimate portraits capture the evolving stages of life and mostly female relationships. Many of the London-based artist's highly personal paintings capture her and her daughter at pivotal points in their lives. Joffe painted self-portraits when she was pregnant in and ' Joffe has also painted her pregnant friends. A tornado's about to hit them but they've got this incredible calm sweetness. Joffe has been heavily influenced by German artist Paula Modersohn-Becker, who painted what is thought to be the first naked self-portrait by a female artist above in Modersohn-Becker wasn't actually pregnant at the time. Could it work? To experience it, she paints it, which is such a brilliant conceit.