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Author: Herbert Goodman

The naked truth about nude art modeling

Over the years I have researched, squinted and visually dissected every inch with ease of more than 100 naked humans. That’s because my passion is drawing figures, so I rack up many hours of staring at adults who aren’t seduced. Yet these men and women – young and old, all shapes, sizes and ethnicities – […]

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Painting Naked Women

My uncle Parduman died last year. He is 88 years old. The sad part is that he died unsung and unsung, even though he was a painter of several stands. Sadder is the fact that he left his family at the age of 80 and returned to Mumbai to paint. But he couldn’t rebuild and […]

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Nudity as an Art Form

Naked Body And It’s Gravity In Visual Articles Ever wonder why the naked body has become the perfect power of art? During that period, we have encountered several kinds of nudity in global art, right from the medieval to Renaissance period and even dominant at the regional level as well. The image of the human […]

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The Naked Truth About Naked Drawing Classes

I took off my robe and tore it on the floor, and all eyes were glued to me. No, this isn’t a Penthouse fantasy, but the beginning of a nude drawing class. I have had the opportunity to attend to them both as an artist and as a model figure, who has become, ahem, expressing […]

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Is Body Paint Considered Clothing

Many have wondered whether body paint is covering enough to be considered clothing in such a way that one cannot be arrested for public nudity. This question has become popular especially around holidays such as Halloween, but often arises in connection with art projects, political protests, and even sporting events. As with so many things […]

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Nude conveys 4 distinct forms of symbolism in sacred art

A door to a greater appreciation of the “personal mystery” of humanity.The Sistine Chapel attracts thousands of tourists a year with its stunning beauty. However, many were surprised to find, was the number of naked bodies on its walls. In fact, a large number of people depicted in the Sistine Chapel are painted in their […]

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Long nude by Amedeo Modigliani …

“When I know your soul, I’ll paint your eyes.” Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (1884 – 1920) was an Italian painter and sculptor whose portraits and nudes, characterized by asymmetrical compositions, elongated figures and monumental use of lines were among the most important portraits of the 20th century. Modigliani worked mainly in France. The artist spent his […]

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