As the sun rises Sunday morning over the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland, women stand completely nude, holding large, round mirrors facing the arena. They're on an empty lot in between a fire station and a shipping warehouse, right on the Cuyahoga River. It's the day before the Republican National Convention kicks off, but on this side of the river, it's nearly silent, except for the snaps and pops of a camera. Artist Spencer Tunick stands on a ladder holding the camera focused on the women, wiping sweat off his brow.
100 Naked Women Photographed Outside RNC
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In July, more than women showed up to an empty lot in Cleveland before sunrise to pose for artist Spencer Tunick's large-scale installation, "Everything She Says Means Everything. This week, the artist is releasing a short documentary of the event, and he says now, in the wake of a slew of stories about Republican nominee Donald Trump's misogynistic comments, is the perfect time for it. This art event and film is important to us because it demonstrates that a woman's body can send a message of strength, power, and personal ownership. United States.
Photo by Rick Kimpel via flickr. One hundred women posed nude Sunday morning in a piece of protest art staged across the river from the Republican National Convention RNC. Famed nude portrait artist Spencer Tunick explained the art on his website.