“Look on the model with respect…”

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014

“Look on the model with respect…”

by Sarah Osborne Bender
Proving that no occupation is un-strikeable, nude models in France are threatening a strike for better wages and job benefits. Despite the many languid figurative works that may imply that nude modeling is nothing more than draping one's body over a chaise, even those sessions can be plenty challenging.