Nudes are a tradition in Western art and have featured heavily throughout history, becoming particularly prevalent in ancient Greek times. Exploring ideals in female and male beauty as well as human nature has long intrigued artists and art lovers.
Michelangelo, the artist behind possibly the most famous nude in art history, David, said, "What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?" We couldn’t agree more.
Find exquisite paintings for sale by many of Australia’s best emerging and established artists in our Nude Collection.