Read Discussion Reply to All. Walter Hinteler. Reply Sat 9 Apr, am. Here's an article from The Observer : Quote: Dare to bare Her nude tableaux vivants have delighted her celebrity fans - and enraged her critics. She's hailed as a feminist by some, while others have accused her of exploitation. But, then, Vanessa Beecroft has always thrived on contradictions.
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The show is as transparent as the modernist masterpiece building itself: the living models are all nude. It isn't everyday that you see naked women standing in the lobby of Berlin's New National Gallery. But on Thursday and Friday, a mass of women between the ages of 18 and 65 stood in the Mies van der Rohe-designed glass and steel architectural monument, wearing nothing but almond oil and see-through tights. The women are part of artist Vanessa Beecroft's new show "VB
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Even Brettkelly had no idea who the artist was until their chance meeting in the small town of Rumbek, Sudan in Though Art Star avoids making any explicit political comment, it does bring some of these cultural sensitivities to the fore. Art Star also brings to light the fact that many so-called orphans are not really orphans at all.
Contemporary Italian artist Vanessa Beecroft has won international notoriety and acclaim for her nude 'tableaux vivants' but a new exhibit in Bergamo explores a lesser-known, more traditional side to her work. Over drawings and paintings are on display in the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary art, starting from Beecroft's early work in the s. The exhibition explores the pictorial and figurative roots of her work, showing how this formed the basis of her photography and of the performance art she is renowned for: one-off tableaux vivants featuring dozens of real women. Over the years, Beecroft has used friends, people from the street and models to pose in her performance art, dressing them in her own clothes, those of top fashion designers and sometimes just high heels or nylon tights.