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Spanning several centuries, the art of the Ancient Greeks is hard to summarise, but it certainly shows an increasing tendency towards lifelikeness. Although photography has latterly become accepted as a fine art, I would argue that the absence of barriers between the photographic print and the viewer places the medium in a significantly different category from painting and sculpture, which is why it is not covered here. My hope is to make a small contribution to restoring the male nude to its rightful place in the world of fine art without resorting to the unnecessary sexualization of the men being portrayed. Unfortunately for admirers of the kouros and the kore , and nude art in general, Christianity largely put a stop to it. The female nude is more prevalent in the art world than the male nude. By George Minne Note also that Byzantine religious culture forbad any three-dimensional human representations.
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Portraits, pregnancy, love. Refine more Format Format. Indeed the Council of Trent attempted to halt the "licentious" and "paganizing" elements that they claimed had become so widespread in 15th and 16th-century religious art, under the influence of classical canons. For more, see: Christian Art of the Byzantine Era c. The greatest known Greek sculptors of standing male nude statues include: Polykleitos 5th century , Phidias c. The female nude is more prevalent in the art world than the male nude. Introducing the Seeing Men Project: After more than a decade of zooming in on women's relationship to body, image, beauty, sexuality and self-expression, I turn my lens on men.
For the top 3-D artists, see: Greatest Sculptors. Turn off email alerts. The Greeks imagined their gods to look like perfect humans, and so the images of these deities have an idealising quality that carried through to other subjects too. Heliogravure, Photogravure It also fitted with the general notion that nudity was seen as a threat to the spiritual well-being of the individual. Unfollow nudes male to stop getting updates on your eBay feed. Item location see all Item location.