PhotoArt N*des

A Juried Selection by Ann Aptaker, Independent NY Curator

October 2013

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Rompiendo Crisalida by Tony Lee
Fuego en la Piel by Tony Lee
Escape by Tony Lee
Prejuicio by Tony Lee
Ausencia by Tony Lee
Nude Lady by Robert Copelan
Pol in toilet with by Serge Lis
Leg Up by Peter Wong King
Scarlett by William Zuback
Perch by William Zuback
Untamed by William Zuback
Between Poses by Richard Biemann
Naked lady 8 by Corrie Ancone
Girl-bridge with sculpture head by Serge Lis
Brown girl by Serge Lis
Hanging out in the studio by Peter Wong King
water drops by Peter Wong King
After Jacques Louis David by Mike Rudahl
A Twist of Beauty by Peter Wong King
Reflections by Gabriel Sanchez
I saw an angel behind the door¡ by Gabriel Sanchez
KALEIDOSCOPE STUDIO 1 by William Thierfelder
STUDY 59: MULTIPLICATION by William Thierfelder
KALEIDOSCOPE STUDIO 3 by William Thierfelder
Door 1 by Joseph Mays
Warmth by Janet E Gorman
Lydia in Gold 3 by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald
Helen_W_4-27-08--7BB by Dan McCormack
Julz_C_6-10-12--02AB by Dan McCormack
Blue Moon by Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards
Lake View by Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards

Comfortable Skin, Part II — Guest curator, Ann Aptaker has been an arts professional for over twenty years. Ms. Aptaker holds degrees from Hollins College (now Hollins University), where she graduated Cum Laude and with Departmental Honors in Art History, and and MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, where she earned fellowships for both years of study.

Ms. Aptaker selected three Curators' Choice nominees for October. Launching the month, she gives us Rompiendo Crisalida (Breaking Chrysalis) by Tony Lee of Panama. Ms. Aptaker also gives us Scarlett by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; and Door 1 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY.

Three artworks are retiring, having now appeared in three Barebrush calendars: Warmth by Janet E Gorman of Farmingdale NY; STUDY 59: MULTIPLICATION by William Thierfelder of Bayport, NY; and I saw an angel behind the door by Gabriel Sanchez of Mexico City, MEXICO. Retired artworks continue to appear in the artist's calendar gallery. For Barebrush Featured Artists, retired artworks also appear on the "Honors" page at Menu>Art>Barebrush Honors. is an international exhibition. Photo-Art Nudes in this calendar come from artists in six US states as well as Australia, Canada, Mexico and the Russian Federation.

The 31 artists represented in October, 2013, in day order are: 1* Tony Lee, 2 Tony Lee, 3 Tony Lee, 4 Tony Lee, 5 Tony Lee, 6 Robert Copelan, 7 Serge Lis, 8 Peter Wong King, 9* William Zuback, 10 William Zuback, 11 William Zuback, 12 Richard Biemann, 13 Corrie Ancone, 14 Serge Lis, 15 Serge Lis, 16 Peter Wong King, 17 Peter Wong King, 18 Mike Rudahl, 19 Peter Wong King, 20 Gabriel Sanchez, 21 Gabriel Sanchez, 22 William Thierfelder, 23 William Thierfelder, 24 William Thierfelder, 25* Joseph Mays, 26 Janet E Gorman, 27 BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald, 28 Dan McCormack, 29 Dan McCormack, 30 Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards, 31 Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards.

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each artwork included in this calendar. Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. The top artist receives an additional prize. Viewers can also vote for “My Favorite PhotoArt N*de,” a poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artworks in My Favorite PhotoArt N*de win one (1) complementary listing for their artists. Winners announced November 1st.

The Barebrush Provenance for each artwork is viewable by clicking on the calendar thumbnail (above) or on the caption under the artwork from each artist’s Barebrush Gallery page. The Barebrush program of retiring artworks that have been selected for three calendars is designed to encourage all artists to show their best new work and keep their online galleries fresh and interesting.

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Thank you all for your interest and participation in, dedicated to the art of the nude.

*Curators' Choice nominee, selected by the Guest Curator.

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each artist's gallery.

Winners below:

(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

Joseph Mays (25), +16 points
Honorable Mention:
William Zuback (9)
Tony Lee (1)


My Fav Photo N*de

Results for your Favs:
Tony Lee (3)
Tony Lee (5)


Congratulations all!



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