Take A Up-Close Look at Mexico City’s Naked Man Exhibition

Jun 03, 2014

30. Pierre et Gilles - Mercurio

The Naked Man: Dimensions of Masculinity since 1800 is currently on display at Mexico City‘s National Museum of Art. The exhibition, a collaboration with the Musée d’Orsay in Parisis composed to reflect on the theme of male nudity over the past two centuries.

Agustin Arteaga, who curated the exhibition, worked to provide an opportunity to show the historical development of the nude as an artistic subject: from the classical figure through the subversive twentieth century. Selections from the show includes artwork by Henri Camille Danger, Ann Louis Girodet, Pierre et Gilles and Duane Michals.

Artwork courtesy of Mexico City’s National Museum of Art

31. Ann Louis Girodet - El sue§o de Endimi¢n29. Gustave Moreau - Le Jeune Homme et la Mort 25. Javier de la Garza -  So§ando con la venida 23. M¢nica Castillo -  Hombres pintados copia 20. µngel Z†rraga - Ex Voto copia 13. Seeley -Nude.The Pool 10. Luis M†rquez - Janitzio 9. Bouguereau_EgalitÇ devant la mort 5. Henri Camille Danger - Calamidad 2. Burne-Jones_Roue de la fortune34. Duane Michals - la parte m†s bella