Von bis heute," or " Nude Men. Above all, the artists of Antiquity and of the Renaissance were considered to have established an ideal synthesis of the human body without being distracted by individual characteristics. In the museums Extramural Archives. But two major exhibitions this autumn in Vienna and Linz, Austria, are aiming to offset some reverse gender discrimination by focusing on works that feature nude males instead. They can be dirty, or disabled, weak, or wrinkly. And Thomas Ruff's edited Internet photo of a clearly aroused gay couple.
They can be dirty, or disabled, weak, or wrinkly.
Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day.
While fig leaves have generally gone out of favor, female nudes radically overpower their male counterparts in museums. In order to answer this question, the exhibition sets out to compare works of different eras and techniques, around great themes that have shaped the image of the male body for over two centuries. Von bis heute," or " Nude Men. There has never been one -- until now. Other works, like Egon Schiele's "Preacher," take a step towards modernity with a flawed, yet still stylized erotic self-portrait. The exhibition is comprised of three parts: