artist's model


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Noun1.artist's model - a person who poses for a painter or sculptorartist's model - a person who poses for a painter or sculptor
poser, model - a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
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Let me introduce myself - I'm Kenneth Arthur Dodd, artist's model and failed accountant
Turning viewer into voyeur, they epitomise an uncomfortable reality: a society in which Venus is no goddess -- but the grisette, the artist's model or mistress, the working girl, whether seamstress, milliner or shop assistant -- and her domain, one that hovers uncertainly between respectability and the shady world of the demi-monde.
And if you're wondering how someone gets to be an artist's model, you'd be surprised at how Ursula applied.
FROM a professional nude artist's model with a pronounced stammer to a car fanatic with autism or a raver with the rare genetic condition Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, we follow them as they enter the world of blind dates and matchmaking.
This black musical review, which toured forty weeks per year in the United States and Canada between 1925 and 1955, drew on the twin discourses of the artist's model and the couturier's model to create a new understanding of black female sexual modernity.
Gavin Henson acted as an artist's model for over four hours
Wing started her career as an artist's model before gaining a scholarship to the Croydon School of Acting at the age of 21.
She tells her life as an artist's model and so much more, and is nude for the performance.
Citing Camille Doncieux's intuitive professional skills, Gedo makes the case that Monet's companion defined the role of the modern artist's model.
Tilda, 51 - who lives with German artist Sandro Kopp and her 14-year-old twins Honor and Xavier, whose father is acclaimed writer John Byrne - said: "The position of artist's model is one in which I feel quite comfortable.
Among the discoveries was an Austrian artist's model of a rider on a horse, which was valued at up to pounds 1,000 by fine art director Jeremy Lamond, who is to carry out further research.
It tells the story of an 18th-century monk seeking to redeem himself for falsely imprisoning the artist's model as a heretic.