The human form is a beautiful creation of nature. Captured within beautiful light, a life drawing can tell many different stories. What story will she tell you?
No one has ever painted naked women as gorgeously as Titian did. His ravishing Venus is a lover laying her beauty bare, and the recipient of her optical largesse is anyone who happens to stand in front of this painting in the Uffizi gallery in Florence, Italy. Titian creates with mind-boggling skill the lavish presence of this nude: the rapture of her carnal glory.
I must find the ones that will make the flesh on my canvas live and quiver. My concern has always been to paint nudes as if they were some splendid fruit. Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life.
Goya's Nude Maja, confident in her nakedness as she unashamedly gazes out at the viewer, is infamous for her direct confrontation. Rumored to be a portrait of Goya's own mistress, this painting was commissioned for the private boudoir of a wealthy patron, hidden from the public eye. But when discovered, this erotically-charged masterpiece shocked audiences at the time and paved the way for the transgressive, boundary-pushing ethos of Modern Art. When asked to make a painting of an angel, Gustave Courbet, the father of Realism, famously said, "I have never seen angels.
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Nakedness or nudity, that is the issue. Nakedness comes unadorned. It steps out from behind the bathroom door.
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License this image. The rigid pose and slight distortion in the painting of the figure draw attention to an uncomfortable interaction between artist and model. Lovell has a strong presence in the image and her direct gaze challenges contemporary expectations of the passive female nude.
By Radhika Sanghani. It was present in the ancient world, was a crucial part of religious depictions, and inseems to be valued just as highly as ever. Indeed, the ratio seems to be so unbalanced that one group of women has set up an organisation Guerilla Girls to expose sexism in the art world. Their goal is to stop objectification and divert the male gaze.