A spokesman for the Leopold Museum in Vienna told Reuters that there was a request by an association from Germany for a nude guided tour. The show caused a stir in Vienna with a promotional campaign that featured a photograph titled "Vive La France" depicting three completely naked soccer players, save for their footwear. The museum said that a male visitor recently took his clothes off in the exhibition and sauntered naked through the galleries until a security guard asked him to dress. A sampling of the exhibition: a phallic sculpture by Louise Bourgeois titled "Fillette Sweeter Version ", a Bruce Nauman drawing depicting the outlines of five naked men called "Untitled Five Marching Men " and Andy Warhol's poster artwork for the Fassbinder movie "Querelle.
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On this most glorious of seasons, one museum is going where not so many have gone before, exploring artistic depictions of the nude throughout time. The male nude, that is. A visitor looks at the painting "La douche. The high brow peep show is divided thematically into depictions of religion, mythology, athleticism, homosexuality, and shifting notions of manliness. Wandering the Musee's grand halls you will see rippling Greco-Roman Apollonian gods, Egon Schiele's finely rendered, debauched self portraits and David LaChapelle's 90s macho-kitsch celebs. Edward Munch's hazy, pastel bathers mingle with Lucian Freud's grossly erotic fleshy animals and reverent depictions of Christ and Saint Sebastian, showing the many ways to interpret a body sans outerwear.
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By Michelangelo. The first major culture to celebrate the importance of the male nude statue was that of ancient Greece, whose religious festivals frequently included athletic competitions in which young nude males demonstrated their physical prowess and competed for significant honours. Greek art mirrored Greek life, and thus from the early Archaic Age BCE the standing nude youth kouros became a regular image in the sculptural iconography of Classical Antiquity.
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