Since the Renaissance , the nude has remained an essential focus of Western art. Whether embracing or refashioning classical ideals , artists from the seventeenth century to the present have privileged the nude form and made it an endlessly compelling means of creative expression. In Baroque art , the continuing fascination with classical antiquity pressed artists to renew their approach to the nude and the antique tradition. The female nude took on fresh meaning in the art of Rubens , who with evident delight painted women of generous figure and radiant flesh
Today we take a quick look at ten contemporary urban artists painting women , the everlasting subject that has intrigued artists since the time they lived in caves. Some of them explore this subject exclusively, while others only visit it occasionally. When we look at their work, it is clear that the common subject is the only thing they share. From those who emphasize sexuality, over those that explore sensuality and human condition of their characters, to those that go deeper in the surreal. Regardless of what you prefer, there is no doubt you will be amazed by their skills and their aesthetics. So let us enjoy the female beauty through the works of these 10 artists. Using nothing more than spray paint, his elaborate and surreal portraits painted on large walls with high level of skill, captivate viewers, inspire joy, and challenge preconceptions of fine and urban art.
We're here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: It's dirtier than you remember. Visions of Venus and sensual octopuses are probably filling your memory now -- yes, your art history classes were more exciting than you first thought. In celebration of the wildly erotic tendencies of artists over the centuries, we've put together a list of the most jaw-dropping-ly sensual artworks you might have forgotten about since your sophomore year stint in a Renaissance art survey course. Behold, 15 classic works that are way naughtier than you remember. That is, Dead White European Males dominate the archives, and as a result, nude women are usually the subject of historical erotic art.
Welcome to Novica's Nude Painting Gallery! We hope you enjoy exploring our unique nude paintings below:. Window Contemporary Brazilian Art.