12 Jun 2017

How to look at nudes

From Upbeat, 1:30 pm on 12 June 2017

There are a lot of naked bodies at the Auckland Art Gallery as part of The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from the Tate. But how do you look at and appreciate a nude? Associate Professor Linda Tyler discusses how to critically look at nudes including eroticism in art, the representation of the body from the 19th century until modern day and is there a difference between the terms “naked” and “nude”?

Man Ray, Pisces, 1938

Man Ray, Pisces, 1938 Photo: Supplied