I don't blame you for being concerned OP. While I applaud your girlfriend's confidence, enthusiasm and creativity and agree it's her choice to make, it's not as if it's art that's going to a gallery or something: it's in school, where presumably other pupils will be able to see it. Art it may be but I doubt your typical student is going to see it that way, which bearing in mind it's obvious it's her, could get pretty embarrassing.
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Girlfriend posing naked for "art" watch
- 27-01-2010 14:16
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(Original post by Chumbaniya)
- 27-01-2010 14:17
What you have to understand is that there's a distinction between nudity which would constitute an infringement of the exclusivity of your relationship and other forms of nudity. If your girlfriend was posting naked pictures to pornographic websites, for example, I think you'd be justified in objecting because the purpose of the pictures would be to arouse other men and that's at least in part a violation of the sexual exclusivity between you and your girlfriend. However, in a context such as the one you describe, the intention isn't sexual, and because of this the fact that you object to her showing the pictures is tantamount to claiming you have the right to decide what she does (non-sexually) with her body. Firstly, you seem controlling, and secondly it appears that you have issues with non-sexual nudity which is pretty prudish when you consider that nudes have appeared in artistic contexts throughout the history of art. It's just a human body and exploring it through art is entirely normal.
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(Original post by Adam G Manning)
- 27-01-2010 14:18
You have a mature sounding, confident girlfriend and all you can do is ***** about some boobies that people may or may not see.
If she's in any way attractive, and let's hope she is because after all you're a model and we're all jealous of you (I believe that you're a model, mate. No one but a model would assert themselves as a model with "yeah, jealous?" ) people will give you respect for being the one she goes home to.
Oh yes, and other have pointed out, you seem controlling.
- 27-01-2010 14:20
Nudity isn't pornography.
- 27-01-2010 14:22
I have done many fully nude, realistic self portraits in the past. I have a girlfriend, and she is perfectly fine with this.
Admittedly, my genitals are always virtually concealed in the paintings, and the pose and composition is anything but sexual.
- 27-01-2010 14:23
To every girl who is saying it's "HER" body and claiming that posing naked is great. I wonder how you would feel if your boyfriend saw the naked photos of this girl and told you that he's disappointed about your body because hers looks great and much better compared to yours??
(Original post by Spinnerette)
- 27-01-2010 14:24
Pornography is sexual do you see any thing sexual about them?
(Original post by Anonymous)
- 27-01-2010 14:27
I need a hand with trying to work out if I have any reason to be annoyed.
My girlfriend sent me some photos to get made into prints for her art project. They are photos of her naked. Admittedly, they have been distorted somewhat but you can still clearly see her nipples, breasts and the area round her groin. I'm not happy about this. I don't particularly want photos of her naked displayed for all to see, especially in a school environment. In my opinion, no matter how good the photos are (and they are good), they are pretty much pornography.
Do I have reason to not want her to use them? Could someone please try and put across some reasons why I shouldn't be annoyed?
Perhaps, (I really don't know if this is a good idea; quite risky) tell her that she's really beautiful and exposing here body isn't necessary to make the point clear.
And you should be annoyed. People get annoyed if their partner flirts with others (or even for an innocent glimpse). Who says otherwise is a hypocrite.