Dressed To Kill: A Brief History Of Judith Beheading Holofernes In Art

Angelica Frey surveys the subject from the 12th century to the 21st, looking at how the bloody Biblical tale has been used to symbolize “womanly virtue” and modesty, defeating a larger and more powerful adversary, female rage and vengeance, a literal femme fatale, and even resistance against Stalinism and… Read entire story.

Source: ArtsJournal