Marina Núñez: The Bearded Woman

23 May to 26 June 2017

…the artist presents us with a taboo topic, which society tries to ignore; the “mistake” that nature sometimes commits when, at times, it gives certain women abundant facial hair. The famous painting by José de Ribera, in the Prado Museum, “La mujer barbuda” (The bearded woman) (1631) comes to mind, in which Magdalena…,