Chinese views on art laid bare as students’ nude drawing class offends Weibo users


Photographs of a life drawing class in southwest China have prompted criticism on social media about the use of nude models.

Pang Maokun, the principal of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, was shown teaching students to draw a naked woman in a post last Saturday on Weibo, China’s equivalent of Twitter, which said: “Mr Pang teaches sketching by himself. He’s really excellent!”

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