Nude is a work of fine art that has as its primary subject the unclothed human body, forming a subject genre of art, in the same way as landscapes and still life. While there is no single definition of fine art, there are certain generally accepted features of most definitions.
In the fine arts, the subject is not merely copied from nature, but transformed by the artist into an aesthetic object, usually without significant utilitarian, commercial (advertising & illustration), or purely decorative purposes. There is also a judgement of taste; the fine art nude being part of high culture rather than middle brow or low culture.
Modern artists have continued to explore classical themes, but also more abstract representations, and movement away from idealization to depict people more individually. Paintings become most exclusive and luxurious in art forms at world markets. Artists make plenty of benefits with this kind of precious beliefs and conceptions.
During most of the 20th century, the depiction of human beauty was of little interest to modernists, who were concerned instead with the creation of beauty through formal means. In the contemporary, or post-modern era, the nude may be seen as passé by many, however there are always artists that continue to find inspiration in the human form.
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