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 14Kaviar Forge & Gallery