But sometimes I distrust it. To ask other readers questions about Live Nude Girl , please sign up. Kathleen Rooney's Live Nude Girl uses the loose structure of a memoir of her days as an artists' model to explore large issues that wouldn't be immediately apparent to the non-modeling population. Joining her will be Chicago writer Lindsay Hunter, published in McSweeney's, and the co-founder and co-host of the Quickies! Newer Post Older Post Home. Learn more about Live Nude Girl at the publisher's website. A lot of the artists I posed for had fantastic playlists, but one of the best iPods ever belonged to a sculpture professor at Boston University.
Live Nude Girl: My Life as an Object
Rooney seems as compelling a talent in her future off the pedestal as on. We are asked to grapple with the concept of physical beauty, aging, etc. Through a combination of personal perspective, historical anecdote, and witty prose, Life Nude Girl reveals that both the appeal of posing nude for artists and the appeal of drawing the naked figure lie in our deeply human responses to beauty, sex, love, and death. Is this an extension of that kind of Forsterian connection? I do look forward to tracking down and reading some of Kathleen's poetry. It is amazing how many parallels there are between the author's experiences and my own, especially in areas that brought us to modeling in the first place.
Interview: Kathleen Rooney, author of Live Nude Girl | Memoirville
But she also does nude art modelling for single male clients. Thursday, January 29, - pm. You can read the transcript of their conversation below, and an excerpt from Live Nude Girl here. During Lady Gaga's entertaining Thanksgiving special she joked about her brief gig as a life model for singer and visual artist Tony Bennett. Published by University of Arkansas Press Rooney seems as compelling a talent in her future off the pedestal as on.
Novel-writing politicians: top 10 Pg. To ask other readers questions about Live Nude Girl , please sign up. But of course, I had to leave out a lot in order to accomplish that, both in terms of art history and in terms of good stories and experiences I had with artists and classes. Thank you for sharing. Rooney does an extraordinary job of balancing memoir with critical art history. Kathleen Rooney's Live Nude Girl uses the loose structure of a memoir of her days as an artists' model to explore large issues that wouldn't be immediately apparent to the non-modeling population. Lastly, Rooney leaves us with the lines on pg.
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