Amedeo Modigliani, Woman with a red necklace Modigliani upended the tradition of the nude. Modern in their candid sensuality, his works in this genre are noticeably devoid of the modesty and mythological subtext present in many earlier depictions of nude figures. Because of these qualities - along with the artist's notorious womanizing - Modigliani's nudes were scandalously received at the time they were created.
SPANNER FISH by mother and daughter team at www.sparksculptures.com. Sculptures created by welding salvaged and recycled metal. Inspiration comes from the unusual shapes offered by old tools and scrap.