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What Happens When Women Paint Male Anatomy - Explicit Paintings of Men
The naked truth about history's most beautiful — and scandalous — artworks - By Maude Bass-Krueger. Yet wanting to look closely at the human form is nothing new. Nude figures, as old as art itself, appear in the art of most cultures, but are particularly present in the history of Western art. The nude first became a significant feature in Western Art with the Greeks, whose interest in the naked male form was an extension of daily life. In Ancient Greece, men competed in the nude for athletic events and also disrobed for parties called symposia, where they would eat, drink, and socialize in the buff. It is no surprise, then, that art imitated life and that Ancient Greek sculptors associated the naked male form with values such as triumph, glory, and moral excellence.
What Happens When Women Create Explicit Paintings of Men
Many different statues, paintings and drawings exhibit the human being in it's rawest form. Being naked or being nude. Nudity and nakedness may seem like the same thing, but they can have very different meanings and looks. So what's the difference?
The majority of nudes in major art museums are female, and male nudity tends to earn movies R ratings while naked women are deemed PG By disproportionately displaying female nudity, we're left with the cultural impression that men should look and women should be looked at. A new photography book by NYC-based author and artist Abigail Ekue is here to dismantle that stereotype, playing with concepts of masculinity, vulnerability and the female gaze.