Leading art historian Tim Marlow presents a four-part series exploring the nude in art. This comprehensive and illuminating series charts the portrayal of the naked body throughout history from Classical times through the Renaissance and the Enlightenment to the Modern Era.
Tim Marlow looks at how the image of a naked body was used for a variety of purposes during this period – to shock, to coerce, to titillate, to impress and to instruct. Examples are Rembrandt’s ‘The Anatomy Lesson’, Ingres’ ‘The Turkish Bath’ and Rodin’s ‘The Age of Bronze’.
Other episodes in this series:
1. The Classical
2. The Renaissance
4. The Modern