Nudity in Art: A Virtue or Vice?

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Nudity in Art: A Virtue or Vice?

Published January 17, 2012


Is Nudity in Art Good or Bad?

Some people feel that the nude form is something that should be hidden away both in art and the artist's classroom and they frequently write to ARC expressing trepidation about the fact that we display nude drawings, paintings, and sculptures in the ARC Museum. Sometimes they even us to remove or hide away such works. This new article by Brian K. Yoder describes their complaints and attempts to respond to their concerns and makes a case for the value of nudes in art and the training of artists.