There are many reasons that the female nude is such a popular subject for painting. It is an aesthetically pleasing subject. Most artists and most patrons have been men. It is an extension of a centuries long tradition of life drawing. It has the potential to be erotic.
10 Outstanding Artistic Nude Photographs
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Twenty Famous Nude Paintings
When it comes to studying nude photography , there definitely seems to be a preference for shooting in black and white over colour. It is perhaps because the former allows the artists to better engage with the great contrasts and beauty of the human body. From giants of 20th century art right through to very modern photographers, the artists curated here all bring something exciting to the medium. In this image the photographer Philbert offers us a vision of the two sexes in perfect harmony, two sides of the same coin, where each individual draws strength and power from the other to create a joyous whole.
There are a lot of different body types. We heard you loud and clear. There were no men and no diversity and various body types or ethnicity — both things we noticed when we were writing up the post. Unfortunately, being a Top 10, there was nothing we could do about that list.