500 years of transition – in less than 3 minutes

Philip Scott Johnson‘s “500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art” traces how representations of women have changed throughout art’s history. Watch as Johnson delicately weaves together famous portraits to show what traits and characterisitcs of the female figure have been deemed ‘ideal’ from epoch to epoch. See this list for all the paintings used in the video.

Women In Art from Philip Scott Johnson on Vimeo.

Found in Huffington Post. 500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art

What’s next, eh?  Think there’d be as much change in business ‘ideals’ over the same 500 years?

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