Beth Ryan

Arts

Temptation, taboo and the radical nude

October saw the opening of one of the most exciting exhibitions held at the Courtauld in recent years: “Egon Schiele: the Radical Nude”. The title could not be more fitting; Schiele’s unflinching approach to painting the naked figure is nothing if not radical. It is part and parcel of the notoriously prurient lifestyle that encompassed…

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