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Nude controversy at Rivington Design House

Rivington Design House in New York, has offended their neighbours by placing a photograph of a naked man in their window display. The image is part of the series Clothed Female/Naked Male by artist Bek Anderson, on show until 15 August 2014. With no trace of vulgarity or sexualisation, the series explores the conceptual revolution of nudity in art. “It’s a portrait of a man. He is naked, but doing nothing indecent. We see naked women all the time in photos where they are highly sexualised and people don’t notice because they are desensitised”, declared the artist to Gothamist website.  The gallery has not announced any plans to remove the...

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