‘The Figure Revealed: 
5th Biennial 
Nude Show’

Is naked more nekkid than nude? Discuss among yourselves while viewing “The Figure Revealed: 5th Biennial Nude Show.” This year’s juried exhibition displays work by 24 artists from five states in media as varied as metalworking, painting and ceramic. It also includes photography, where nudity is deemed problematic since viewers relate to it as more real. Artists need to learn how to depict the human figure, so nudity in art isn’t going anywhere. After all, one of earliest artworks in history, the “Venus of Willendorf,” is a small sculpture of a female nude.

Through July 14

Kaviar Forge & Gallery
Free
147 Stevenson Ave.
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About the Author

‘The Figure Revealed: 
5th Biennial 
Nude Show’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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