The Artist and the nude

United Kingdom, 1985

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “The Painter’s world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present”.
The human body has been the most persistent theme in art. Sinners and saints, children and old men and, of course, women, have all appeared nude in art over the centuries. The nude has been used both as a vehicle for competing ideals of beauty and to portray independent visions of reality. This program details the nude’s changing roles in art and examines why this popular form, though closest to home is hardest to master.

Credits

producer/director

Judith Wechsler

production company

Judith Wechsler

WGBH (Boston)

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1985

Appears in

The Painter's world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present

Group of items

The Painter's world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38474

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Nude in art

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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