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    Male nudes on display at Musée d'Orsay

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    by euronews (in English)

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    Whilst the female nude feels an almost staple fixture in art exhibitions, the male nude has rarely been afforded the same level of exposure.

    And yet, male nudity was, from the 17th to 19th centuries, the basis of all traditional academic art training and a key component of Western creative production. So why the imbalance?