Anete Smith, 51, from Auckland's North Short, recreated Rubens' painting Samson and Delilah for an advertising campaign for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.NZ BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION

Women’s magazine says yes to breasts without nipples, but no to nipples
“I was really lucky that i’d found it so early. I encourage everyone I know to get checked, don’t wait – early detection saves lives. ” Anete Smith, breast cancer survivor shares her story for NZBCF awareness campaign.

The NZ Woman’s Weekly has refused to run a confronting breast cancer awareness advertisement showing a Kiwi woman topless after a mastectomy.

Anete Smith, 51, from Auckland's North Short, recreated Rubens' painting Samson and Delilah for an advertising campaign for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.NZ BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
Anete Smith, 51, from Auckland’s North Short, recreated Rubens’ painting Samson and Delilah for an advertising campaign for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

Alice O’Connell, editor of the women’s magazine, said they supported the ad campaign but readers might not accept a particular image – which shows North Shore woman Anete Smith’s reconstructed breasts and nipples.

Smith, 51, posed for the recreation of Rubens’ famous painting, Samson and Delilah, to raise awareness about breast cancer Cont…Read full original article…

Source: Stuff

17:30 6th October 2017

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