Wednesday, June 26The Voice of London

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Body and Art: Karis Crawford

As the female body image evolves, female artists are now more concerned than ever to keep us aware of the warts-and-all image that is the actual female form. Reporter: Anisha Chowdhury | Sub-Editor: Andrew Whiteford In 1866, French artist Gustave Courbet created the ‘Origin of the world’, illustrating close ups of the female genitalia, in its most honest form. The eroticism of the pieces was heightened by its true and rich representation, without the need for flattery or sugar coating. For the past years, girls around the world have been using art to express their own version of what female body image should represent. Amongst young artists in western society, it has become an increasing trend to be vulgar and unapologetic with their visuals. Through this, women are able to reclaim th