National Gallery Sets Up Peephole Exhibit

Here’s how a current exhibition at the National Gallery in London went down: Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger took to Twitter to find six women, all called Diana, willing to take turns to be spied upon by the public while they sit naked in a mocked-up bathroom. The work, also called “Diana,” is inspired by three paintings by Titian which form the centrepiece of the exhibition and features scenes from Greek mythology. They tell the story of how the young hunter Actaeon stumbled upon Diana, the Goddess of the Hunt, bathing naked and was turned into a stag to be torn apart by his own dogs in revenge. Yeah, yeah, all very arty, but why do I hear Patty Duke yelling, “Nudies!”

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