Plan Author

Benjamin Montague, 1993

Project Description

A survey of the tradition of the classical nude in sculpture and photography. PROJECT: Two papers, one on the role of classicism in the sculpture of Michelangleo, Rodin, Maillol and Moore, and the second on the tension between naturalistic subject matter and classical formalism in photography, citing the work of Mapplethorpe, E. Weston, E.J. Bellocq and Witkin. An exhibition of photograph images relating to the second paper. SPONSORS: Willene B. Clark, John Willis OUTSIDE EVALUATOR: Susan Jahoda, UMASS Amherst

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