For 20 years now, New York-based photographer Spencer Tunick has been creating human art installations all over the world, calling together volunteers by the hundreds or thousands, asking them to remove their clothes, and photographing them in massive groups. His philosophy is that "individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together, metamorphose into a new shape. Collected here are images from several of his installations as they were being composed. Warning : The following photos all depict naked human bodies, and are not screened out. The nudity is central to Tunick's art. Naked volunteers pose for the US photographer Spencer Tunick on the largest glacier in the Alps, Aletsch glacier, in Switzerland, as part of an environmental campaign about global warming near the mountain resort of Bettmeralp, on August 18,
Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is the work of Spencer Tunick. Opinion is divided by Stephen Gough, as ever, but there is a call for supporters to gather for a group photo by the Old Bridge. With nothing on. Come on in, the water will be quite nice. The latest project by the US artist was commissioned by the Lowry gallery to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Spencer Tunick.
Spencer Tunick born January 1, is an American photographer best known for organizing large-scale nude shoots. Since , he has photographed over 75 human installations around the world. His father Earl owned a keychain photo-viewer franchise in the Catskills. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Emerson College in
American artist Spencer Tunick is best known for bringing hundreds -- and sometimes thousands -- of participants together to pose for striking mass nude photographs. Previous installations have seen him transform sites like the Sydney Opera House into seas of exposed bodies, all in the name of art. But with Covid sending him into lockdown in New York, Tunick has had to find a new medium for his work: video conferences.