The Renaissance Nude
Photo: Jean-Gilles Berizzi The Temptation of Adam and Eve, about 1510, Lucas Cranach the Elder, oil on panel.
Their conflicted responses are mirrored in our own body-obsessed era, filled with imagery of nudity.
Italian artists of the 1400s drew upon both surviving classical works depicting the human body and recently excavated sculptural masterpieces such as the Laocoön and the Apollo Belvedere.
In 1999, photographer Jacob Aue Sobol went to the settlement of Tiniteqilaaq, Greenland, where he lived the life of a fisherman and hunter and fell in love with a girl named Sabine.