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Figure Study: The Body in Art

September 30, 2017 - January 14, 2018

Life Study of Female (Stone City)
Life Study of Female (Stone City)
Marvin Cone, Life Study of Female (Stone City), 1933, oil, 18 x 15 inches, museum purchase, Dorothy Houts Fund with gift of Winnifred Cone and Family, 85.2.2.
Life Study of Female (Stone City)[4]Isadora Duncan[4][4]

Figure Study: The Body in Art

September 30, 2017 – January 14, 2018


Mesopotamian statuettes, the Woman of Willendorf, Egyptian tomb reliefs: some of mankind’s earliest artistic endeavors were human figures.  Over the thousands of years that man has been creating art, the human body is by far the most popular subject.  This exhibition looks at how artists have used the body in their work – from life-drawing classes and anatomical studies to more formal portraiture and abstraction –  and the different types of bodies artists portray.  Celebrating diversity in both body type and artistic media, Figure Study illustrates how central the human form has been to world of art.


Judith Hans-Price
on 07/15/18
Gary, I teach Life Drawing in Fairfield Iowa 2x monthly at ICON Gallery of Contemporary Art. I pay $20.00 per hour.. I need male models. Would you be interested?
on 04/03/18
do you need male models for nude drawings?

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