Often, I receive emails promoting nudes of every kind from galleries and artists and fans of the magazine. Occasionally I am sent a link to watch a video that captures my fascination with Our Fascination with The Nude. This video is fun, and you’ve probably NEVER see anything like this.
I had a chance to see a mini retrospective on the great America artist red Grooms, over at Marlborough Contemporary in Chelsea (NY). It was great to see some of his familiar works, spanning the length of his career. But of course, TheGreatNude is only interested in Red Groom’s NUDES. So here you have it, […]
Here’s an interesting NYTimes arts video featuring some of the pioneering female artists like Bernstein, Betty Tompkins, Juanita McNeely and Joan Semmel, best known for their paintings, and multidisciplinary artists like Schneemann and Valie Export.
The Great Nudes of CONTEXT art miami 2016 – Take a quick video tour of the figurative works that caught my eye during Art Basel Week here in Miami, December 2016. When the video is over, check out the galleries here: http://www.contextartmiami.com/galleries
I was the Host at SIP&SKETCH at Cherî, Harlem, drawing with a pad and pencil, offering tips to guests on LifeDrawing with the nude Life Model, and showing what can be done with an iPad or Mobile Device. Here’s a video Mashup of my work that night.
If you missed the opening of Aleah Chapin’s exhibit at Flowers Galleries, then you need to get down to Chelsea ASAP. These huge oil paintings – figurative nudes – are unbelievably life-like. These are truly intimate works, lovingly rendered portraits of Aleah’s friends from her hometown of Seattle. Check out this video interview and then […]
TGN Publisher Jeffrey Wiener went down to the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery in 2014 to meet with Ted Lawson and discuss his artworks. Lawson, who’s works span the range between abstract and realistic art, continues to push the boundaries of where technology and the figure intersect. TheGreatNude Interview with Ted Lawson from TheGreatNude.tv on Vimeo.
The Models to Monuments Program, run in coordination with the Art Students’ League here in New York City, has produced some wonderful public works in it’s efforts together. And we’re happy to introduce you to artist Matt White, who’s statue “Siren” can be seen gracing the banks of the Hudson River. Publisher Jeffrey Wiener sits […]
Unfortunately, we live in a country of Absurdity and Hypocrisy. We voraciously consume porn videos and accept just about anything sexually provocative in our advertising and entertainment. Yet out of some kind of fear – or loathing – we cannot display a nude human depicted in paint. I do not understand this place. Scotty, beam […]
A Celebration of Life Drawing • Sponsored by TheGreatNude.tv • Hosted by the Arts Alliance in coorporation with Town Realty • This Pop-Up Exhibit featured five fabulous Figurative Artists who presented their artworks on several floors of a Landmark Greenwich Village Mansion. Organized by TheGreatNude and curated by Jeffrey Wiener, in collaboration with the Art […]
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.
Figure Drawing with the iPad: Final Video This is the Finished Video exported from the charcoal-style drawing I made with my iPad and the APP Procreate. Figure Drawing with the iPad: Part 1 – Procreate Basics This video is for beginners using the iPad APP Procreate to draw the Figure. In this video, we have […]
This video was produced and posted to YouTube in 2010 by Nina Paley (The hardest working animator on planet earth) for QUESTION COPYRIGHT. It is a wonderful, joyous, energetic work that illustrates how all creative work builds on what came before. Photographed and animated by Nina Paley. Music by Todd Michaelsen. Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of […]
This interesting video from Redhoot came to me through Vimeo. I contacted the producer behind this video and asked him for an short interview: JW: What inspired you to create the visual approach to this music video? Redhoot: The theme of granularity; which is also relevant in the technology used in the images and music, […]
I was invited to an art exhibition at the Untied Nations by TheGreatNude Registry’s Stefano Losi, a figurative artist, poet, and sculptor. The opening was well attended by fans of his work, and diplomats from a number of nations. I had a chance to meet up with Stefano before the opening to chat about the […]
As one of the supporting sponsors of the FRIDGE ART FAIR (Miami, Dec. 2014 edition) TheGreatNude presenting several Life Drawing Events in Miami during Art Basel Week. Jeffrey Wiener, Artist and Publisher of figurative arts website TheGreatNude.tv set up an DJ-style Booth with multiple screens projecting Digital Art created live from his iPad during Fridge Art Fair’s After-Party at Little Havana’s […]
TGN: Hi Lynn. Thanks for speaking with us. It’s always nice seeing one of the artists with their work in an exhibit like this. Your work really stood out for me, as it was a interesting interpretation of the subject of this show: Prayer. Could you tell us how you get involved with CARAVAN’s project and […]
AMEN: A PRAYER FOR THE WORLD is on exhibit in New York at the Cathedral of St. John the Devine, now through November 23rd. It is one of the artistic programs of CARAVAN, which was started in 2009 in Cairo, Egypt as an interfaith arts festival, and which has since grown into a global effort to encourage bridge-building […]
I joined the staff and guests of ARTSY.net for a Sketch MeetUp. I’ve been looking for a chance to use the APP Procreate to create a video from a LIVE Life Drawing class. This is my first experience trying to keep pace with a series of 5, 10 and 20 minute poses.
Back at ARTSY’s headquarters for another Sketch MeetUp, where I can work with my favorite APP: Procreate. Tonight’s model was a lovely Italian woman named Izaskun. I created this video with several short poses and one long pose at the end.
Jeffrey Wiener, publisher of TheGreatNude.tv and an artist himself uses the APP Procreate on the iPad Air to make a movie from a Life Drawing featuring the model Jenny.
Janet A. Cook’s solo show at Dacia Gallery “Ars longa vita brevis” features a number of lovely, colorful paintings of the female form. See these beautiful works and watch the interview with Janet Cook on opening night.
TheGreatNude.tv was roaming the floors of this behemoth of an Art Fair, seeking out the great nudes among the contemporary and modern art on display. This whirlwind tour by video takes you through the galleries showing paintings, drawings, sculptures and multi-media art works that feature the nude figure.
Above: Sketches #1, #2 and #3 I joined the staff and guests of ARTSY.net for a Sketch MeetUp. I’ve been looking for a chance to use the APP Procreate to create a video from a LIVE Life Drawing class. This is my first experience trying to keep pace with a series of 5, 10 and […]