Craig Coombes is dying from terminal cancer. He knows it will claim his life but he will not let it claim his sense of humour. Not this time. Craig laughs by getting his clothes off once a week — the day he calls Naked Tuesday — and uploading a photo to a Facebook page viewed by thousands every week.
Craig Coombes uses Naked Tuesdays to laugh in the face of cancer
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If everyone else were in the habit of nicknaming books, this one would become 'The Child Nude' after the Lynda Nead classic, The Female Nude In both books aesthetic deliberations are framed by real life skirmishes between artists, public and government over issues of privacy, obscenity and censorship. But while Nead's discussion of contemporary women's art dwells on a now historically distinct practice, Higonnet's book sizzles with immediate pertinence though no less centred on work over' a decade old Forging beyond the studio, she confidently negotiates the realms of advertising, child pornography and child protection law enforcement to demonstrate how explosively fused to artistic practice--and each other--these disparate worlds are by the photographic Author: Althea Greenan. Date: March-May Publisher: The Women's Art Library. Document Type: Book review. Length: words.