The former turns a seated female nude
into an abode for bees (and a metaphor for nutrient-making?
Two Girls" was preceded by a number of paintings by Sher-Gil of the female nude
Other than Titian, his contemporary, whom Cranach befriended towards the end of his life, no other Renaissance painter depicted the female nude
so enticingly and so revealingly.
But the book is heartening when it moves onto gifted artists, such as William Mulready and Ford Maddox Brown, whose male and female nude
drawings have a wonderful degree of "finish" and still to this day leave you feeling somehow thrilled at the sheer harmony of their work taken from the nude, something which is still, to my mind, the most difficult of all things to achieve successfully.
For eminent painter Jogen Chowdhury, ' it's the law of attraction' that pulls male painters to sketch a female nude
There's a stereotypical response to paintings of male nudes by men, which doesn't apply to women who paint the female nude
I also examine in depth the encounter between Lady Godiva and the Salon critics, and consider the ways in which that encounter illuminates not only the nature of artistic discourse regarding the female nude
in fin-de-siecle Salon culture, but also the expectations and conventions of the Salon nude in this period.
Standing Female Nude
London, Basingstroke and Oxford.
This painting, a detail of which is reproduced on the cover of Eric Jan Sluijter's book, exemplifies Rembrandt's inventive engagement with Italian and Netherlandish pictorial traditions shaping the representation of the female nude
in order to produce images that were, as Sluijter argues, controversial in Rembrandt's own day.
Be advised that several of the selections of his artworks depict the female nude
His classy works are eye-popping whether they include clothes or not, emphasizing the synthesis of woman and garment as often as the female nude
and the texture of her background.
However Hallett does touch on the female nude
in one instance.
She admitted: "I think the female body is really beautiful and sometimes I think the sight of a female nude
body can be more attractive than a male's - but that's just me.
The wide-ranging essays include contributions by Lisa Collins on the Black female nude
, by Lisa E.
If it had been a female nude
I think it would have been half packed.