Iggy Pop is rarely seen with a shirt on, but a group of artists got to see a whole new side of him earlier this month.
The rock star posed nude for a life drawing class at the New York Academy of Art on Feb 21, Pitchfork reports. British artist Jeremy Deller and the Brooklyn Museum coordinated the class.
“The life class is a special place in which to scrutinize the human form,” Deller said. “As the bedrock of art education and art history, it is still the best way to understand the body. For me it makes perfect sense for Iggy Pop to be the subject of a life class; his body is central to an understanding of rock music and its place within American culture. His body has witnessed much and should be documented.”
The 21 artists’ drawings will be shown at the Brooklyn Museum in an exhibition called “Iggy Pop Life Class” before going on tour.
Iggy Pop’s new album, Post Pop Depression, comes out March 18.
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