The core of the Prado’s collection was acquired by Kings Philip II and IV, grandfather and grandson, who, each in their own time, ruled the Spanish empire across three continents and acquired a lot of erotic paintings.
The exhibition thus explores not only the nude, but the collecting habits of the kings and the transformation of their private obsession into a public museum.
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"It's all about the models being a coathanger for the garments and so I have to admit I found all the swinging bits a little bit distracting." It's a trend that could be seen on the catwalk come the New Zealand Fashion Week.
, now on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, offers 28 paintings from the Spanish museum’s permanent collection, 24 in the United States for the first time, all of which, with the exception of portraits of the two kings (thank goodness), depict the nude, male and female.
A video of naked men armed with purses strutting a Madrid fashion runway has resurfaced online, and with full-frontal male nude fashion featuring recently on overseas catwalks, it raises questions if the trend will make its way to New Zealand. Te Kanawa says, “It's a big call to ask models to model naked and I doubt if any of the agencies we work with would be happy with that likewise the models.” The closest example of near nakedness Te Kanawa could recall was Jockey's All Blacks campaign, and while she's yet to see completely naked male models on NZ runways, she said indigenous cultural dress could embody these elements.
Māori fashion powerhouse Miromoda co-founder Ata Te Kanawa shares her thoughts with Te Kāea. "We haven't really had cause for showing off the body as a means of showing off the fashion so when you think about our cultural practice I think the model is about as near to nakedness that we see quite commonly with Kapa haka.” Artist Alicia Framis' decade-old fashion set was part of Spanish luxury bag brand Loewe's 160th-anniversary exhibition.
The 58-year-old, aka Spain’s cupid, set up company Asocamu in 1995 to help promote re-population.
It is repsonsible for the ‘caravans of women’ - up to 70 at a time - that regularly arrive in Candeleda.
), which includes octopus, Olindo lobster, potato, and paprika, with lobster mango, mustard, and brandy.
According to local Spanish media, the diner has already “revived people’s love lives,” which we suspect is a lie or at least an alternative fact.
The petition reads: “It uses women like objects to serve the clients, to the point of guaranteeing the first 55 singletons the company of single girls, provided they pay 50 euros. “We’re doing more caravans than ever before, more than before the crisis, and filling the buses isn’t a problem because there’s a lot of women without work who think this will help them.” He said the only previous sexist complaints he’d had were from women in rural areas - asking why there were no caravans of men driving in for them.
“Therefore we ask the Hotel Romero in Merida to withdraw its illicit advertising, cancel the event and apologise for objectifying women, presenting them as currency, and reducing them to a stereotyped behaviour that violates the rights and freedoms of women.” Gozalo told The Guardian he will continue with the event, and said: “Feminists are calling this event sexist. The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
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