Hundreds of nude artists will have their bodies painted at Washington Square Park on SaturdayPhotograph: Matt Marquez

Hundreds of nude artists will have their bodies painted at Washington Square Park on Saturday

Washington Square Park is filled with artists of all kinds during the summer. On any given day, you can find jazz musicians, sand painters or a man creating giant bubbles out of a questionable bucket of soapy water.

But this weekend, those who visit the park will be met with an altogether different kind of art: naked people. Saturday marks the fourth annual NYC Bodypainting Day, where hundreds of models and artists come together with the common goal of baring it all in the name of free expression.

Hundreds of nude artists will have their bodies painted at Washington Square Park on SaturdayPhotograph: Matt Marquez

The event is the brainchild of Andy Golub, who has been promoting nude art in New York for more than a decade. He was also behind the nude body-painting exhibition in Times Square in June, which brought roughly 200 nude painted artists to the tourist area. Saturday’s event is poised to be even larger, so get ready to see a sprawling celebration of the human form this weekend. Read full original article…

Source: Time Out

22 July, 2017, 6:45 pm

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