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(Ensemble Magazine)   Historical paintings of women updated to represent today's standard of beauty. Still below studman69's standard (Artistic nudity)   (nsmbl.nl) divider line 30
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2013-04-02 09:12:31 PM  
16 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org
2013-04-02 10:38:22 PM  
9 votes:
Tyhe artist has some pretty freaky notions about what a "modern woman" looks like.

www.nsmbl.nl 24.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-02 08:35:38 PM  
7 votes:
Spoiler Alert: All the women are skinnier, nothing else.

And the Mindy version still beats the old/new ones.

deadhomersociety.files.wordpress.com
2013-04-02 08:55:42 PM  
5 votes:
The letters on that site didn't make words.
2013-04-02 11:11:27 PM  
4 votes:

Lydia_C: hubris73: I didn't realize today's standard of beauty included freakishly long skinny giraffe necks...Maybe next time they can work on getting the proportions right instead of just using a color picker to shave off some fleshtone

Glad I'm not the only one that thought that.

/shakes tiny fist


i391.photobucket.com
2013-04-02 11:00:59 PM  
4 votes:
You know what they say; oil paint adds 15 pounds.
2013-04-02 10:19:18 PM  
4 votes:

MrSteve007: While there of course have been some adjustments to the standards of beauty in western culture, women like to think they've changed greatly . . . however, going by some of the most well known examples, they really haven't:

Greek era ~2,500 years ago: Aphrodite
[upload.wikimedia.org image 450x600]

Roman era ~2,000 years ago: Venus (de Milo)
[statues.com image 320x480]

Renaissance era, 600 years ago:
[tomreeder.files.wordpress.com image 850x539]

Victorian era, 150 years ago: Semi-NSFW

Mid-century (60 years ago): Marilyn Monroe
[1.bp.blogspot.com image 500x718]

Modern: Kate Upton
[25.media.tumblr.com image 500x720]

While there were of course some differences in some short periods of time or in specific industries (like say the crack whore look of fashion models of the 80's and 90's) - when it comes down to lasting examples of beauty, they're all strikingly similar; defined by an hourglass waist, chesty with hips, and even a similar pose with the legs, appearing to reduce the size of the thighs.


Well, yeah, but the big difference is that before 600 years ago women apparently didn't have arms.
2013-04-02 08:51:15 PM  
3 votes:
This is what bitter fat broads actually believe.
2013-04-03 12:56:18 AM  
2 votes:
All I kept thinking was "Quick! Somebody paint some sammiches!"
2013-04-02 09:30:57 PM  
2 votes:
WTF? No 'American Gothic'? No 'Whistler's Mother'? pffft.

/ i likes big wimmen
2013-04-02 08:58:16 PM  
2 votes:
I don't know whose standard of beauty this is:


Like an orange on a toothpick
2013-04-03 01:56:23 AM  
1 votes:
now I have the weirdest boner

hmmm
2013-04-03 01:42:35 AM  
1 votes:

mike_the_engineer: MrSteve007: Greek era ~2,500 years ago: Aphrodite

I'm not sure that the statues in Caesar's Palace are historically accurate.


You should go back to Vegas. The image I linked to is the original Greek statue housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
2013-04-03 01:10:35 AM  
1 votes:

kiwimoogle84: Skyday: megarian: Skyday: I posted this photo of myself in another thread a few days ago...but here you go...

EYE BLEACH??  (ENJOY...I hope!!)

Nice!

You.  Are hot.

If I swung that way, I'd tell you to get in line, but seeing as to how I'm pregnant with the proof that I like weiner just a little too much, go hog wild. This one's feisty though. Rawr.


....weirdest boner.
2013-04-03 12:51:43 AM  
1 votes:
I posted this photo of myself in another thread a few days ago...but here you go...

EYE BLEACH??  (ENJOY...I hope!!)


10artifex.com
2013-04-03 12:50:42 AM  
1 votes:
They look Paul Reubenesque now.
2013-04-02 11:13:51 PM  
1 votes:
I demand bigger titties and more junk in the trunk. Budunkadunk!

These were obviously not done to a man's standard of beauty but a bitter fat woman who thinks that is what a man wants. If i did this it would look like an episode of Queen's Blade.
2013-04-02 10:42:21 PM  
1 votes:

toraque: the big difference is that before 600 years ago women apparently didn't have arms.


saltgirlspeaks.files.wordpress.com

...or sometimes heads and feet
2013-04-02 10:24:37 PM  
1 votes:

toraque: MrSteve007: While there of course have been some adjustments to the standards of beauty in western culture, women like to think they've changed greatly . . . however, going by some of the most well known examples, they really haven't:

Greek era ~2,500 years ago: Aphrodite
[upload.wikimedia.org image 450x600]

Roman era ~2,000 years ago: Venus (de Milo)
[statues.com image 320x480]

Renaissance era, 600 years ago:
[tomreeder.files.wordpress.com image 850x539]

Victorian era, 150 years ago: Semi-NSFW

Mid-century (60 years ago): Marilyn Monroe
[1.bp.blogspot.com image 500x718]

Modern: Kate Upton
[25.media.tumblr.com image 500x720]

While there were of course some differences in some short periods of time or in specific industries (like say the crack whore look of fashion models of the 80's and 90's) - when it comes down to lasting examples of beauty, they're all strikingly similar; defined by an hourglass waist, chesty with hips, and even a similar pose with the legs, appearing to reduce the size of the thighs.

Well, yeah, but the big difference is that before 600 years ago women apparently didn't have arms.


Glad to see evolution caused women to grow arms for child rearing and fixing sammiches.
2013-04-02 09:47:22 PM  
1 votes:
Looks like somebody finally arrived in the 1990s and got a copy of Kai's Power Goo.

I'm not quite sure where they got the idea that today's standard of beauty involves teenage boy physics where waist and hip measurements are identical, coupled to facial features an anime character would be proud of, though.
2013-04-02 09:41:48 PM  
1 votes:
You're right, subby!   They do look better now!
2013-04-02 09:36:04 PM  
1 votes:
So the modern ideal is the Uncanny Valley?
2013-04-02 09:28:06 PM  
1 votes:
They've all become addicted to heroin?
2013-04-02 09:17:57 PM  
1 votes:
This exhibit would have been better as a Fark photoshop contest.
2013-04-02 09:12:12 PM  
1 votes:
Who ever shopped those has never seen a real neck.
2013-04-02 09:11:37 PM  
1 votes:
Still plenty of pubes, but no tats.  Try harder, Dutchies.
2013-04-02 09:05:38 PM  
1 votes:

Fish in a Barrel: Those were really poorly done.  Half of them wound up looking like aliens.


They looked like Kate Moss on meth to me.
2013-04-02 09:00:50 PM  
1 votes:
Conceptual art fails without orange tans and duckface.
2013-04-02 08:56:28 PM  
1 votes:
Schokkend!
2013-04-02 08:55:18 PM  
1 votes:
I can fap to this.
 
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