More than 5,000 Australians strip on the steps of the Sydney Opera House in the name of art
Daily Mail, UK
Mail Foreign Service
More than 5,000 people turned up at the Sydney Opera House today to get naked in the name of art.
Braving an early morning chill they shed their clothes, abandoned any embarrassment, and posed naked for renowned American nudist photographer Spencer Tunick.
came in all shapes and sizes and one heavily pregnant woman even
postponed the birth of her twins so she could take part.
Gras: The Base, the installation had been commissioned by the Sydney
Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which took place over the weekend
As the sun rose over
the harbour, Mr Tunick instructed his subjects to adopt a number of
poses, from standing, lying, and even embracing cheek to cheek
Gras: The Base, the installation had been commissioned by
the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which took place over the weekend.
Mr Tunick, 43, who has taken nude crowd pictures all around the world, said the project was about sending a positive message that no one should shun other people.