So much for Rubenesque: An artist by the memorable name of Anna Utopia Giordano has reshaped the famous figures of several nudes from classical paintings — think Velazquez, Bouguereau and Botticelli — to give them a 21st-century sensibility. (Read: They’re a lot skinnier.) Gimmicky, yes, but also arresting. –KA

New York Daily News:

Giordano, also a model and actress, slimmed down subjects from several celebrated artists, including Botticelli, Francesco Hayez, J.A.D. Ingres and Titian, for the collection, called ‘Venus.’

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