Female Nude Codes in Painting From Giorgione’s Venus to Odalisques and Olympias

Museums are filled with paintings of nude women. It is a very codified practice that has changed over the ages. Giorgione’s Sleeping Venus inspired many artists; and, through their representations of Venus, artists created a pattern. This pattern evolved along with time; and different revolutions in the depiction of women in art were a result. … Continue reading Female Nude Codes in Painting From Giorgione’s Venus to Odalisques and Olympias