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nude art and artwork that features the human body

Read blogs, articles and commentary on nude or naked art such as drawing, sculpture, painting, photography, art performances & more. You can also learn about the artists who base their work on the human body and how nude art gets censored.

NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Recap

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Event Recap This past Saturday NYC was once again invaded by dozens of naked and painted people… It was the 3rd annual NYC Bodypainting Day! Up until the day before the event, the forecast was looking grim with afternoon thunderstorms. We joked that now it’ll just be tradition for it to …
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NYC Nude Body Painting Day 2016

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 3rd annual NYC Body Painting Day will take place July 9th, 2016 at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza! Join YNA & Andy Golub for this body-positive nude art event.

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Artists Wanted For NYC Bodypainting Day 2016

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists & Body Painters Wanted For NYC Bodypainting Day on July 9, 2016 The 3rd annual NYC Bodypainting Day is officially scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 9th at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Last year’s event was a great success! Over 100 people were painted by a diverse group of talented artists. This year we’d like …
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End of Eden Naked Dance Party in San Francisco

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

This Is What I Want (TIWIW), a volunteer-run arts organization, is throwing a naked dance party / fundraiser in San Francisco on May 7, 2016!

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Naked News Alert: Help Fund Bodypainting Day 2016 On Kickstarter

| April 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Support Bodypainting Day 2016 Through Our New Kickstarter Campaign! **UPDATE**: We have just THREE DAYS remaining on the Kickstarter campaign with about $1800 more needed to reach our goal! We need your help to make Bodypainting Day happen in 2016. Please donate any amount you can, and SHARE the campaign with friends!!! Sunday, May 1st …
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Top 10 YNA Posts From 2015

| January 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Top 10 Nudist Articles of 2015 by YNA The year 2015 is officially over, and once again we have compiled our list of the most popular articles and posts of the year! We had some fun-filled adventures to recap in 2015, from hiking naked in the mountains to discovering the hidden nude beaches of Israel. These recap …
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Understanding Public and Artistic Nudity Laws in New York

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York’s Public Nudity Law and Why Artistic Nudity Is Legal While some U.S. states have strict laws against public nudity, New York State is a little different. New York Penal Code 245.01 “Exposure of a person” states: “A person is guilty of exposure if he appears in a public place in such a manner …
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Modigliani’s Censored Nude Painting and Stephen Colbert’s Perfect Response

| November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Stephen Colbert Perfectly Mocks The Media’s Censorship of Nude Painting by Modigliani A nude painting masterpiece called “Nu Couché” or “Reclining Nude,” by Amadeo Modigliani recently sold at a Christie’s auction for $170.4 million. This just became the 2nd most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. It was bought by a Chinese billionaire art …
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My Experience as a Nude Figure Model For Art Classes

| October 25, 2015 | 6 Comments

How I Became A Nude Figure Model Guest blog by: Frank Torchio Having photographed nudes (both female and male) I got this urge: What would it be like to be on the opposite side of the camera or easel and pose in the buff in front of a group of artists in a figure drawing …
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The Power of Naked: An Interview With Erica Simone

| October 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Interview With Photographer Erica Simone About Getting Naked in NYC & Her ‘Nue York’ Photo Series Erica Simone is a New York based photographer who wonders what the world would look and feel like if we were all naked. In 2009, she decided to create her idea of a naked world with a new photography …
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The Dick Pictures Dicture Gallery: Talking Dick Pics With Artist Soraya Doolbaz

| September 8, 2015 | 3 Comments

Dick Pics Interview With Artist Soraya Doolbaz About Dicture Gallery & Dressing Up Funny Dick Pictures Artistic and Funny Dick Pics by Soraya Doolbaz Artistic Funny Dick Pics – I’ve talked about the dick pic phenomena before and speculated on why so many guys are sending pictures of their penises to lovers, friends and strangers on …
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#NYBPD Recap: NYC Bodypainting Day 2015

| July 22, 2015 | 11 Comments

Recap of NYC Bodypainting Day 2015 With YNA & Andy Golub It was a gray, humid Saturday morning on July 18, 2015 as we woke up and started getting ready for Bodypainting Day. On the way to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, a thunderstorm hit and the skies opened up with heavy rain. The forecast kept changing, …
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Body Painting Day 2015 – Full Nude Body Painting In NYC

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

NYC Body Painting Day 2015 will take place on July 18 in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in NYC, celebrating freedom of expression & body acceptance!

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Artists Wanted For NYC Body Painting Day 2015

| June 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

Artists Wanted For NYC Body Painting Day July 18, 2015 After an amazingly successful event last year and over-funded Kickstarter campaign, the 2nd annual NYC Body Painting Day is set to take place on Saturday, July 18 at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. As previously stated, it’s going to be double in size from last year, but …
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Being a Naked Ghost at a Spencer Tunick Photo Shoot

| June 1, 2015 | 5 Comments

My Experience at a Spencer Tunick Photo Shoot in Rockland County, NY Guest blog by: Bill Nesc On Sunday, May 24, 2015, I headed down to Rockland County, New York, for a photo shoot with the legendary Spencer Tunick. I left Juniper Woods the evening before and slept for a few hours at a Thruway …
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