The Huffington Post showcases a series of paintings that celebrate body hair.

A selection below:

Henri Matisse, Odalisque with Arms Raised, (of Henriette Darricarrière), 1923, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Henri Matisse, Odalisque with Arms Raised, (of Henriette Darricarrière), 1923, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali,
Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali, “In Voluptas Mors,” 1951. Photo credit Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos
Chuck Close, Laura I, 1984, color Polaroids mounted on aluminum, 97
Chuck Close, Laura I, 1984, color Polaroids mounted on aluminum, 97″ x 215″ (243.8 cm x 546.1 cm), overall installed, 97″ x 43″ (243.8 cm x 109.2 cm), five panels, each. Photos via Pace Gallery.
Mickalene Thomas, Origin of the Universe 1, 2012 Rhinestones, acrylic, oil and enamel on wood panel
Mickalene Thomas, Origin of the Universe 1, 2012 Rhinestones, acrylic, oil and enamel on wood panel
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