Spencer Tunick
Spencer Tunick is an American photographer best known for his photographs that feature large numbers of nude people posed in artistic formations, often situated in urban locations. Tunick started photographing nudes in 1992 on the streets of New York often bringing him to conflict with the police. read more
The Rainbow Tribe
Naturism started around 1900 during time of awakening, of shedding stiff Victorian collars and the accompanying values. There was a need for lightness, air, a more natural style of living, as well as less restrictive clothing. read more
The Naked and the Nude
While the unclothed human figure is one of art’s oldest and most captured subjects, it still manages to attract great attention and ignite fervent debate. The Naked and the Nude brings together dozens of unclothed bodies from Christchurch Art Gallery’s collection, from languid academic nudes to the fragmented bodies of recent art. read more
Pregnant Women are Beautiful
Five charity billboards featuring naked pregnant women six metres high were launched recently by Television presenter Kate Garraway, childbirth charity The Jentle Childbirth Foundation, and renowned society photographer Joth Shakerley. read more
Shakti
Shakti - a dancer from Australia writes about her life and her work. . . . Dance is all about life and nature and how you can be one with it. I listen to my inner self and the world around me which tells me all its secrets. read more
The Flaming Lips new video
The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Oklahoma in 1983. They are known for their psychedelic arrangements, spacey lyrics and bizarre song and album titles. Their latest music video "Watching the Planets" from Embryonic, which was filmed in Portland and features Wayne Coyne being snatched by a mass young naturists who emerge from a spherical vagina to ride their bikes through the fo read more
Nude Nite
Nude Nite, the largest nude art show in the U.S. seeks art of all media for its upcoming shows in Orlando, February 12-14 and Tampa, March 5-7. Known as the Cirque du Soleil of art shows, Nude Nite selects approximately 200 works for exhibition in each city. read more
World Body Painting Festival
The World Bodypainting Festival is held each year in Seeboden, Austria and is the largest bodypainting event in the world with artist travelling from over 40 nations worldwide to compete. The event, which started in 1998, has spread awareness of body art around the world, it has encouraged innovation and provided a platform for talented artists to further their abilities and careers. read more
Tiffany Oben's thoughts on her 4th Plinth performance
Tiffany Oben performed on the fourth plinth on the 1st September at 4am and was one of the first women to choose to be fully nude. Read her thoughts on the experience below. I do not consider myself a naturist, but do walk around my home naked much to the horror of my teenage children. read more
Suzanne Piper on the Fourth Plinth
I am 61 and have been a naturist for more than half my life. With my husband David we formed a naturist club - Shabden Leisure Circle - organising social activities and visits through what was then a newsletter and is now a full blown A4 glossy magazine - Naturist Life. read more
The Fourth Plinth
In London's Trafalgar Square sculptor Antony Gormley is creating an unusual artwork. Every hour, 24 hours a day, for 100 days without a break, different people occupy the plinth and do as they like. The occupants have been selected at random from thousands of applicants. read more
New Zealand Body Art Awards
The New Zealand Body Art Awards Show is a spectacular extravaganza showcasing the talent and creative excellence of New Zealand's youth, graduates and professionals in this exciting and diverse art form. read more