If you're queasy with dead bodies, then this might not be for you. The "Body Worlds: Cycle of Life” exhibition features preserved bodies made to pose like sculptures. One was seen mimicking the act of copulation.
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A British artist has come up with a nifty trick of assembling collages consisting of pornographic images that collectively create an image of a mainstream icon. The rendition of Paris Hilton has already sold prior to the showcase opening, though fans can purchase a lithograph of the picture for $20.
Spencer Tunick is a renowned photographer best known for amassing thousands of people and getting them to strip naked for his photographs. This columnist bravely volunteered to participate in one of his works, and reflects on the experience of being naked in front of the camera, and the power of nudity in our sometime uptight culture.
A cartoonish depiction of Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Chancellor Gerhard SchrÃ¶der engaged in a bit of crotch-grabbing has been carved into a public art piece in the German town of Bodman-Ludwigshafen. While some find it humorous, local politicians are not as pleased with the relief, and some are calling for the piece to be removed.
An artist who has found inspiration in the mode of affixing erections to iconic images such as Mickey Mouse and others, is being sued by a woman who is outraged that among the other statues, a depiction of Jesus with a huge boner appears in his current gallery at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts.
This exhibition presents the work of an international group of contemporary artists who, explore the possibility that, porn stars may be "sanctified" by their performances.
William Schramm, an art gallery operator in St. Petersburg, Florida was arrested earlier this week for an artistic piece featuring a nude man sitting in a swing suspended from the ceiling.
A new display at the New York Museum of Sex depicts animals 'doing what they do on the discovery channel'.
Britain's Olympic hopefuls appeared in a series of artistic nude photographs as part of an ad campaign for Powerade. The images, taken by award-winning photographer Nadav Kander, are meant to display "the real make-up of an athlete and their muscle and power."
China promised it would allow the BBC and other international news websites to be accessed during the Olympics, but has not eased censorship on these information channels.