Gauguin's Nude Tahitians Give The Wrong Impression

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In traditional Polynesian society nudity had nothing to do with sexuality, female traditionally were bare breasted and children under five ran naked and men often stripped for certain tasks. Polynesians bathed frequently unlike I might point out Europeans. Once the pubic hair began to grow, the genitals were covered, but not. The Polynesian women Paul Gauguin painted probably wore a lot more clothing than he wanted you to believe. A new exhibit at the National Gallery explores how the post-Impressionist artist didn't let reality stop him from painting the primitive island culture he'd hoped to find — but didn't.

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Menus blatantly marketed racialized and sexualized fantasies through depictions of nude and partially nude Polynesian women. The menu cover for Kelbo's, a Hawaiian-themed restaurant that specialized in barbequed foods and tropical alcoholic drinks at two locations in Los Angeles and Hollywood, contained several. HAWAII TAHITI POLYNESIAN NUDE WOMAN EROTIC BREAST PACIFIC ISLAND HULA GIRL PHOTO in Collectibles, Paper, Pin Up | eBay.


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