The RA is closed due to coronavirus restrictions, and will reopen when government guidance allows. For ticket enquiries, please contact us at or tickets royalacademy. Agnolo Bronzino, Saint Sebastian detail , c. Trace the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance. The 15th and 16th centuries were a pivotal time for the nude in Western art. A renewed interested in ancient Greek and Roman art brought the human body to the forefront of artistic innovation.
The Renaissance Nude
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Encore Moi, 51 x 38 cm Dancer, x x 2 cm Pandora, 97 x x 2. Le Duduss de Vitruve, x x 3 cm Nude Wonder Woman vs Roy Lichtenstein, Sans titre TAQA , 65 x 50 x 2 cm Let's Go!
Nude: art from the Tate collection
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed? Some people feel that the nude form is something that should be hidden away both in art and the artist's classroom. Although this may seem at first like a mere annoyance, such people frequently attempt to stop others from viewing or learning from the human form, thereby infringing on their rights to create and consume art as they wish. On the ARC website there are countless paintings and sculptures featuring nude figures. From time to time, this anti-nudity theme pops up in the ARC website feedback and on the Good Art mailing list, normally starting because someone says something along the lines of "All of this would be wonderful if only you would hide or eliminate the presence of nudity on the site.
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