The body and the feminine within the contemporary art

By Alessandra Monachesi Ribeiro

This article presents the body and the feminine as “at the edge” places where we can do work, such as building a subjectivity, considering the route suggested by the artworks of two contemporary artists that deal with these themes – Nazareth Pacheco and Cindy Sherman – proposing a link between the artwork, the economy of the gaze, fetishism, feminine and sublimation that allows the psychoanalyst to work on deconstructing places intended to the body and the feminine within a phallic logic and to put them in tension due to the questions brought by the artists works.

  • psychoanalysis
  • feminine
  • body
  • contemporary art
  • Cindy Sherman
  • Nazareth Pacheco
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