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Australia: Hundreds strip naked for Spencer Tunick photo shoot in Melbourne02:50

Australia: Hundreds strip naked for Spencer Tunick photo shoot in Melbourne

Australia, Melbourne
July 9, 2018 at 04:02 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people gathered at the rooftop car park of a supermarket in Melbourne on Sunday to participate in a nude photo shoot by the US artist Spencer Tunick.

Despite the chilly morning temperatures - around 9 degrees Celsius - almost 500 models were seen shedding their clothes, draping themselves in sheer red fabric, and posing for the renowned photographer, following his directions.

"It was really cold, especially when wind came up. But it was really great. Great group of people, lots of laughs happening around," said one of the participants.

"I think yes, definitely worth the cold. Great to see how an artist works," said another model who braved the Australian winter for art's sake.

Tunick, a New York based photographer, has in the last 20 years created over 90 art installations in some of the most culturally significant places and landmarks around the world, including the Sydney Opera House, the Place des Arts in Montreal, Mexico City, and the Ernest Happel Stadium in Vienna.

Australia: Hundreds strip naked for Spencer Tunick photo shoot in Melbourne02:50
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Hundreds of people gathered at the rooftop car park of a supermarket in Melbourne on Sunday to participate in a nude photo shoot by the US artist Spencer Tunick.

Despite the chilly morning temperatures - around 9 degrees Celsius - almost 500 models were seen shedding their clothes, draping themselves in sheer red fabric, and posing for the renowned photographer, following his directions.

"It was really cold, especially when wind came up. But it was really great. Great group of people, lots of laughs happening around," said one of the participants.

"I think yes, definitely worth the cold. Great to see how an artist works," said another model who braved the Australian winter for art's sake.

Tunick, a New York based photographer, has in the last 20 years created over 90 art installations in some of the most culturally significant places and landmarks around the world, including the Sydney Opera House, the Place des Arts in Montreal, Mexico City, and the Ernest Happel Stadium in Vienna.

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