The Great Nude.tv’s “Sketch Sessions” was conceived in the early days of the magazine, with an eye toward the Reality Shows that were being produced at that time. Staged in the small studio apartment where the magazine’s staff worked, and the publisher resided, four sessions were produced with the model Amy, a circus performer from […]
The Chesley Bonestell Documentary: I had a Hand in that!
I actually had a Hand in this documentary! Just my hand, drawing a model…, but what a performance! Many of you Movie Fans might be familiar with Chelsea Bonestell’s fantastic backdrop paintings for the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Citizen Kane, and War of the Worlds. And, some SciFi Fans might know that this talented artist […]
Mirror Doesn’t Love you Like This
Here’s a wonderful documentary video on Life Models and the process of posing for artists. Video by Jessie Parsons.
Recreating Gustav Courbet’s “Bachante” in pencil.
When TheGreatNude.TV was first launched in 2007, the idea was to recreate famous “Great Nudes” from art history as a television series. Produced over 12 years ago inside Jeffrey’s tiny Hell’s Kitchen studio with early Digital Video technology, this experimental episode has publisher/artist Jeffrey Wiener taking on the challenge of recreating Gustav Courbet’s Bacchante in […]
Interview with Ted Lawson: Emmanuel Fremin Gallery, 2012
TheGreatNude.tv publisher Jeffrey Wiener visits the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery to meet artist Ted Lawson, who’s jaw-dropping figurative sculptures are on exhibit. Lawson’s work spans the range of abstract and realistic, masterfully produced with his unique blend of technology and craftsmanship.
“Bodies and Soul”: Interviews at Tria Gallery Opening Night, 2008
TheGreatNude.tv heads down to Chelsea to check out the “Bodies and Soul” Show running at Tria Gallery. Host Jeffrey Wiener interviews Tria partner Paige Bart, and the interviews artists Katheryn Holt, Michela Martello, Kathy Stecko, Josh George, and Ellen Nora Goldstein. Humorous side note: I was so nervous with this interview right before the opening. […]
Interview with Daniel Maidman at TheGreatNude Bash at the Roger Smith Hotel, 2010.
Daniel Maidman, one of TheGreatNude Invitational’s exhibiting artists, spent the weekend attending our drawing workshops and attending our Sketch Party. During his drawing marathon, Daniel answers questions as he sketched from our two models that evening, about his approach to drawing the live nude. Watch these and other videos and articles at https://thegreatnude.tv
Aleah Chapin at Flowers Gallery, NYC, 2016
Figurative artist Aleah Chapin exhibits her newest paintings at Flowers Gallery. Interviewed by TheGreatNude publisher Jeffrey Wiener.