The Village Voice. Retrieved February 3, American Venus: A lot of the poses are stolen from classical works of art. I have three that stand out in particular: The nude virtually disappeared from Western art during the Middle Ages due to a combination of civil disorder and the attitude of the early Christians. Retrieved March 6,
I was nervous about everyone seeing my stomach, and my thighs, and all my fat.
Tell us one thing you thought you knew, that it later turned out you were wrong about. Figure drawing is really important in all my work.