Archives for posts tagged ‘nude’

Romaine Brooks

Romaine Brooks From top to bottom: La Veste en Soie Verte (1907), Renata Borgatti au Piano (or) Musical Inspiration (ca. 1920), White Azaleas (1910), Maggie (1904) “Amazons in the Drawing Room presents Brooks’s work in relation to early twentieth-century European society, and contemporary ideas about personal identity, class, and sexuality. The exhibition comprises four main sections: Portraits; Self-Portraits; Images of Ida […]

Childe Hassam

Chile Hassam From top to bottom: The West Wind, The Isle of Sholas (1904), Ravine near Branchville (c. 1910-1919), At Sunset (1900), Peach Blossoms-Villiers-le-Bel (c. 1887-89) “Childe Hassam (1859–1935), a pioneer of American Impressionism and perhaps its most devoted, prolific, and successful practitioner, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (now part of Boston), into a family descended from settlers of the Massachusetts Bay […]

Michele Abeles

Michele Abeles Work from her oeuvre. Interview via Rhizome “Your Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: series makes inventive use of the male nude. Many 
of the images seem to have a humorous consciousness of the history of
the female nude in painting and photography. Can you talk a little bit
about your use of the male nude and the context in which you […]

Mandy Corrado

Mandy Corrado Work from the series Reflections of the Muse. “From Venus of Willendorf to Olympia, the nude has been a consistent subject in art throughout the ages. Yet how often do we see the models’ perspectives? Where are their voices in this ongoing discussion? These questions came to mind often during my years as […]

Mona Kuhn

Mona Kuhn Work from the series Evidence. I wanted to post some more out of focus work, as I am struggling with the cohesiveness of content with my own blurry work. I couldn’t find a statement for this work, so here is the inside book jacket statement of sorts. Poss should be fairly regular again […]

Gerald Förster

Gerald Förster Work from the series Nocturnal. This work is part of a double feature, it is an interesting departure from Krisár’s Close, Please and an interseting body of work in its own right. “Sex contains all, bodies, souls,Meanings, proofs, purities, delicacies, results, promulgations,Songs, commands, health, pride, the maternal mystery, the seminal milk,All hopes, benefactions, […]