Saturday 17 November 2018

Let's all get naked -- in the name of true beauty

'Naked, we're all the same': volunteers taking part in a photographic session with US artist Spencer Tunick in Blarney, Co Cork this week
'Naked, we're all the same': volunteers taking part in a photographic session with US artist Spencer Tunick in Blarney, Co Cork this week
Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

I HAVE never met him, but I want to get naked for Spencer Tunick.

He's the artist who specialises in gathering strangers together and having them shed their clothes, before photographing and filming them in their thousands against urban and rural backdrops.

I'm swept away by the compulsion to join one of his stylised and strangely uplifting configurations, which parlay acres of flesh in public spaces into art.

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