Naked or Nude in Art Essay by Master Researcher

Naked or Nude in Art
A discussion regarding art and nudity, and nudity in art.
# 90247 | 675 words | 4 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Art (History) , Art (General)

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This paper discusses how the human body has always been a constant subject in art and in particular western art from the ancient times. This essay examines the various ways in which the body was represented in art from ancient to modern times. Many great pieces of art have had the nude as their theme, or at least contained nudes. The nude is often the subject of art but can also be considered an art form. The paper also looks at the nude as a subject of art and how notions of gender differences, desire and identity reflected on the female nudity in art.

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