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The Nude in Art episode 4 – The Modern

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The Nude in Art episode 4 – The Modern: the 20th century changed everything. Emotional truth overcame physical realism. With photography and film, nothing seemed beyond the artists interest or capabilities.



 

 

If there is one genre of art that seems to have played a greater role than any other, it is the nude. For at least 30,000 years, humans have represented the naked form in a variety of ways. From the ideal to the real, the Romantic to the Surrealist, there has been almost no end of works devoted to the unclothed human body. This four part series will examine those artworks, the societies that produced them and the artists that made them.

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The Nude in Art episode 4 - The Modern
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The Nude in Art episode 4 - The Modern: the 20th century changed everything. Emotional truth overcame physical realism.