Really Old Nudes – Centenarians

100 year old nudes

The Centenarians series by the American photographer Anastasia Pottinger is a look at the human body after more than 100 years of usage. They’re close up details of aging bodies in black and white, with the subjects remaining anonymous. They could be your grandmother, your grandfather, or you yourself after a few more trips around the sun. Continue Reading

Photography Auction @ Artcurial

nuclear explosion bomb

Artcurial auctions in Paris, France have a photography sale coming up on the 20th of this month with photographs by Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and a whole bunch of other famous and lesser known photographers. You can view the works from the 16th through to the 19th or see the 190+ photographs online.Continue Reading

Young Madonna Naked at Erotic Art Auction

erotic art auction

Part of the erotic art collection of Penthouse founder and publisher Bob Guccione is currently up for auction online at Live Auctioneers. Among the more than one thousand items of erotica, cartoons, collectibles, celebrity photos, original art, and memorabilia is a series of nude photographs of the famous singer Madonna.

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Kate Moss Auction

kate moss photograph auction

British model and super muse Kate Moss will be the only thing up for sale in an upcoming auction at Christie’s in London. Kate Moss photos and works of art inspired by her from the collection of Gert Elfering will be sold at the September 25 auction. Moss has been painted by the likes of Lucian Freud and Banksy, sculpted by Marc Quinn and Allen Jones, and photographed by almost everyone. Continue Reading

Ron Mueck in Paris

ron mueck super realist sculpture

The Ron Mueck exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris, France has been extended until October 27. I’m still yet to see any of the hyper-realist sculptor’s work and would love to use this exhibition as an excuse to go and have a coffee and people-watch in Paris, but the bank thinks my mortgage is more important! Damn my shackles. Continue Reading

Lady Gaga Naked

lady gaga nude

Marina Abramovic’s Kickstarter project will be coming to end in four days time. She’s looking to raise $600,00 for her Marina Abramovic Institute and so far there has been $512,063 pledged. Like I mentioned before, it’s an all or nothing deal, so if she doesn’t raise another $90k she gets nothing.Continue Reading

5000 Nude Australians on the Sydney Opera House

Spencer Tunick has encouraged 5000 Australians to get naked and pose on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. That’s not my white bum on the bottom left of the image as I chose not to scare the locals. I’m not much of a morning person either.Continue Reading

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch

One of the more interesting Prado Museum paintings to explore with Google Earth is Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights. It’s a painting that lends itself to exploration as there’s so much going on in it. Hieronymus Bosch either had a quirky sense of humor or he had a few gremlins running around inside his head.Continue Reading

Sarah Palin Nude

I know that many visitors to Art News Blog like nudes and politics, so here it is in one post: Sarah Palin nude!

Chicago painter Bruce Elliott has come up with a novel way to get customers into his Old Town Ale House bar in Chicago with his nude Sarah Palin picture. The American vice president hopeful for the republican party is shown in a full frontal nude pose, standing on a polar bear skin rug, clinging to an automatic weapon, with a lucky moose still alive outside the window. The moose looks like it’s in a river, but I guess it could also be a pool of oil, so perhaps the moose is stuck and about to die?Continue Reading


The British sculptor Jamie McCartney has developed a technique to offer an “internal pussy casting service.” He is said to be the only person in the world to offer such a service.Continue Reading