Banned Nude Still Scandalizes

The Times reports that the “Newport Nude, which is being displayed for the first time in 60 years, still has the ability to scandalize – not because she is nude but because she is smoking.

An oil painting of a nude woman went back on show yesterday more than 60 years after it was banned for being “too brazen” – only to receive complaints about it because she is smoking. Read more and see photo

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