nudes

Aspects of Nude showcases the ways in which artists have portrayed the human form in its purest state: bare.
Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, Renaissance artists made the nude central to their art, creating lifelike, vibrant, and varied representations of the…
In this episode of Masterworks: Expert Voices, join Sotheby’s Michael Macaulay in an examination of Lucian Freud’s "Portrait on a White Cover."

The naked and the nude have been frequent subjects for art throughout the history of human creation, and also the frequent subject of censorship. What's wrong with seeing the unclothed human body…