"People are perfectly happy to see women as sex objects, but the actual biologic of our bodies is apparently gross and unmentionable."
- Our Bodies, Ourselves.
Nude ~~photo by Irving Penn, New York, 1993
Nicola Samori’s sources: original paintings on the right and Samori’s interpretation on the left.
Carlo Dolci - Allegory of Paatience
Philippe de Champaigne - The Dead Christ
Jusepe De Ribera - Vision of Saint Francis of Assisi
Guido Reni - Saint Veronica
Mattia Preti - Saint Paul the Hermit
Two Figures with a Monkey, 1973