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    Nudity in Art History

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    The word nude entered in the English dictionary in 1531, as a legal term "unsupported, not formally attested", from Latin nudus 'naked, bare'. It will be, in the eighteenth century, used to describe a painting or other artwork depicting a human figure in a state of near or total undress. While the word nude has becoming positive in art history, due to the large use of it over the years, the word naked has been always negative. In fact, its definition is “having no clothes on, having no defence or

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    John Berger’s article explained European eighteenth century art and related it to many of our ideals today. Before he began to explain the art itself, he told us the cultural constructions that exist today. These cultural constructions were enforced and were highlighted through European eighteenth century art. He began by explaining the difference between a man and a woman’s presence. Men’s presence depends how much power he is able to successfully portray. This power can be social, economical, sexual

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    Role of Female Characters in Fidelman's Epiphany in Naked Nude Word Count Includes Outline Thesis:  In his picturesque short story, "The Naked Nude", Bernard Malamud uses the female characters to develop, enact, and resolve Fidelman's epiphany and to bring about the protagonist's final, artistic self-understanding. Bernard Malamud, a leading contemporary Jewish author, skirts between fantasy and reality in his almost allegorical short fiction, teaching the reader a lesson through coinciding elements

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    Venus With A Mirror

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    Nude women have been an extremely popular muse across the globe, this has been since the beginning of art. The fascination with anatomy and the human body was of great interest during the Italian High Renaissance. Titian was an amazing Italian Renaissance artist who has created many paintings were the main subject is a Venus, a beautiful nude woman. Titans oil painting, Venus with a Mirror (Mirror Venus) created in 1555 is housed at the National Gallery of Art, in gallery twenty-three, with the accession

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    In “Nudity as a Costume in Classical Art,” the author Larissa Bonfante, touches on the concept of nudity in art. The Greeks had a custom of the athletic male body, nude, as a way of separating themselves from non-Greeks, known as barbarians. She, the author, lays out five basic reason for mans use of clothing during this period. The first was protections from the elements, followed by social reasons; to distinguish oneself of being from a tribe, or like modern gangs today. Third was a sense of

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    past. Depictions of nude women began in the ancient Greek times when Praxiteles made a statue of Aphrodite. As Marilyn Stokstad explains in the textbook Art History, the statue of Aphrodite was a symbol of enchanting beauty and served as a model of high moral value. Sandro Botticelli’s painting The Birth of Venus shows Venus, the goddess of love, floating ashore on a scallop shell, arranging her hands and hair to hide, or maybe, enhance her sexuality. Jean Ingres’s Grande Odalisque depiction of a

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    Nudity: Art or Pornography

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    Nudity: Art or Pornography People often end up on the opposite sides of the argument concerning the fine line between art and pornography. Artists sometimes include nude depictions or descriptions of the human form in their work. The artists and many other liberals and citizens of the art world argue that it is important for artists to feel the freedom to express themselves in any way that they wish. The problem with this liberty is that many people find the nude body offensive and believe that

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    and has evolved to modern day art, which shows a deeper meaning behind sexuality. It is very intriguing how sexual interest and discussion in art has evolved over time. Upon first examination of early sexual art, people might misunderstand depictions of nudity, homosexuality, or sexual violence in art, thinking that artists were stranger or cruel back then. In reality, artists created their pieces of art in according to what was socially accepted at the time, what style was favored, and what the

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    Venus Of Urbino

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    Chapel from the hands of Michelangelo or sketches from an aspiring artist trying get a model’s curves just right, the subject matter of nudity has been a key characteristic in the development of art, an artist’s skills, and consequently the context the nude figure has been portrayed in. As the movements progressed, not only did the stylistic approach to nudity change, but also a shift in the position nude subject matter held in a painting – a transformation from prestige to notoriety. Classical

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    comfortable position throughout the whole scene and they both start making small conversation and both equally have the same reactions. This can be relatable to the audience, because the show tears down the “beauty” of sex and rather films a realistic depiction of what it could be for anyone, with a slight comedic twist. Girls use its gender in a very equalized manner as every scene in “Girls” (no matter the title) shows both perspectives of both genders at all time and avoids the

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