Photo Gallery Nude Art Project Turns Heads in Cologne

Great art was briefly bought to the streets of Cologne on Monday in the form of body paintings on nude women who walked around sporting Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss" and Egon Schiele's "Seated Woman With Bent Knee."
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Two women walked around Cologne on Monday wearing nothing but body paint in the form of works by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. The woman on the left is sporting Klimt's famous "The Kiss" and her colleague s wearing Schiele's "Seated Woman With Bent Knee."

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The models were painted as part of a project called "The Itinerant Museum of Art" by artist Fernando Morales-de la Cruz, who wants to bring art out of museums and onto the streets.

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Cologne was the first of 150 cities in which Morales-de la Cruz plans to present great art on nude women.

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An artist painstakingly adorned the model with the iconic work by Klimt. This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Klimt, whose work is famously imbued with eroticism.

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