What is "inappropriate" in art? As a form of visual communication, art is susceptible to censorship, but should it be?
There are works of art filled to the brim with busy detail, while there are others so simple that you almost pass them by. At first glance, "Penelope" falls into the latter of these two camps. Look at a work that encompasses the idea of "less is more".
Well, this should be a short post. A nude is a work of art that portrays a naked human subject. All right, my work here is done.
Or is it? Is there more to nudity in art beyond sheer nakedness? In this weeks Art Term Tuesday, Jack Cantey explores the term nude and what it means in art.