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Promoting your Figurative Nudes on TheGreatNude is SMART – for SEO and future sales.

FIGURATIVE ARTISTS… Stop expecting social media companies to help you, they will CENSOR YOUR NUDES and GET YOU BANNED. Marketing your figurative nudes has now gotten easier! TheGreatNude.tv provides three SMART WAYS to promote your Figurative Arts career. Start attracting visitors to your website with “Good SEO” tactics: Post videos about your work on TheGreatNude.TV […]

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The Harlem Speakeasy Sketch Salon

This last October, on a crisp autumn evening, a handful of figurative artists gathered in a lushly renovated brownstone on a tree-lined street in upper Harlem. Janet A Cook, Costa Vavagiakis, Patricia Watwood, and Jeffrey Wiener joined Leah Poller, the host of this Halloween-inspired drawing event which featured model Sarah Schoofs as our Shaman guide. This intimate […]

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“Drawing Salons” Offered To Galleries, Hotels For ArtBasel Miami

TheGreatNude is now offering a mobile “Drawing Salon” to promote and support Galleries and Art Events that feature Figurative Artists. A well-produced Drawing Salon in your gallery is a fresh, creative way to bring new collectors into your space and introduce them to artists you represent. A Drawing Salon in your gallery offers your own Collectors […]

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10th Anniversary of TheGreatNude Magazine

TheGreatNude, an online video magazine focused on the Figurative Arts, celebrates it’s 10th Anniversary this year. Launched in 2007, the collection of content at www.TheGreatNude.TV is an expanding “media library” designed to promote The Nude in modern culture. Inspired by a desire to document and promote the contemporary figurative artists in New York City, TheGreatNude […]

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Recreating Gustav Courbet’s “Bacchante”

In this episode of Sketch Sessions, publisher/artist Jeffrey Wiener takes on the challenge of recreating Gustav Courbet’s Bacchante in pencil with a live model in the studio. The challenge of the figure is not the end of this video. Watch the whole video to see the landscape portion get created. [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”95″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]

Articles Exhibitions

Submerge

Submerge • New Photography Series and Video by Cheryl Maeder • Submerge explores the relationship we human beings have with the environment, both in the personal and the universal context. We, as living beings, are not separate from the Earth. The human body contains 70% of water fluids and the oceans waters cover more than […]

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Three Blue Nudes

These three paintings are from the “Shared Spaces” series that I began in the mid-nineties. There’s many psychological and intimate portraits in that collection, people I know, couples, pairs. It’s mostly drawings, but the origin of this series were these several figurative works painted exclusively in “Pthalo” Blue and Ultra-Marine acrylics. The larger works are […]