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The Nude and Art

  Grace, by Sunitha Anand Rao, courtesy Monsoon Canvas      What does nudity in art signify? Does it always allude to a sensual motive or do artists intend to convey something more? This article tries to delve into other principle reasons for the Nude in paintings.    To understand the significance of nudity in art, we need to travel back in time when sculptures were the most prominent art form. Sculptures were created to depict various important aspects of social life, especially religion and government. These sculptures formed an integral part of society and adorned temples, cou... [more]
Posted by Rama Raghavan on 7/4/10