Man Ray, The Prayer, 1930
The meeting of the hands, buttocks, and feet invite the viewer to take the time to take a new look at nudity.
Saul Leiter, In My Room, circa 1950-1960
Sensual in its ability to tell the story of women in everyday life. Saul Leiter shot a series of nudes, of friends, lovers, and other women in his life which resulted in spontaneous snapshots with subdued eroticism.
Lucien Clergue, Nude Woman Swimming, 1973
She swims in light. The photography is clean, fresh, and modern.
Nobuyoshi Araki, Untitled, 2008
Interested in taboo themes, of eroticism, sex, and voyeurism, the bound and naked girls pay homage to Kinbaku the Japanese art of bondage.