Unclothed figures often also play a part in other types of art, such as , including and , , or the.
But I mean that in the best way.
No one today would dare emulate it.
For Lynda Nead, the female nude is a matter of containing sexuality; in the case of the classical art history view represented by Kenneth Clark, this is about idealization and de-emphasis of overt sexuality, while the modern view recognizes that the human body is messy, unbounded, and problematical.
Boys often swam nude, and were shown doing so in paintings by , , and others.
One of the first photographs, captured in glossy black and white, shows Madonna seated on a stool, wearing bondage gear, breasts exposed.