Original artwork by Shoushan. Nico Van Hout, the curator, said he hoped to convince visitors the "caricature" of Rubens as a painter of "fleshy, voluptuous women" was only part of the story, as he traces the thread of his influence through art history. Find out the answers to your questions by contacting us. Flemish women in the 16th and 17th century enjoy exceptional freedom. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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Peter Paul Rubens, the most famous resident of Antwerp, likes looking at himself in the mirror. Nowadays, when photography is at the peak of popularity, it is no wonder that the nude figure is shot and exhibited around the world. Artists like Cesare da Sesto and Cezanne also chose the crude story as inspiration for paintings. Irving Penn — Nude, No 40, —50 via christies. Some of his works were deemed too beautiful for public appearance and were therefore kept in hidden quarters check out the Venus of Urbino.
My colleagues have plenty more to tell you. From Michelangelo's marble Christ to the sculpted torsos of Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs, artists have reflected for centuries on the raw beauty and tragedy of the male body, writes Jonathan Jones. Flemish women in the 16th and 17th century enjoy exceptional freedom. It was the sensuality a woman brings to the canvas that draws the artist and its viewers alike to the art that is called nude oil painting. In a world ruled by the male gaze, she seems to have sprouted surreal vagina-like growths under the pressure of relentlessly being stared at. Antwerp is good for your love life If you are after a romantic weekend away, go on a cultural trip to Flanders in , when the Flemish Masters take centre stage.