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Guidelines for Working with Naked Models

The artist Chuck Close was accused of sexually harassing six women last month while working as models in his studio. The claims, reported in the Huffington Post and Hyperallergic, often fit a pattern where a woman was asked to pose for the artist, take off her clothes, and then had to put up with vulgar […]

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Nude Painting

The transformation of 19th-century French art was probably more dramatic and innovative than any other period in art history. Beginning in the 1860s, the dominant neoclassical style of the French Académie des Beaux-Arts collided with the new avant-garde Impressionist movement, forever altering the art world. As subjects and viewpoints became more urban, it was not […]

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