Nude Models Take Over Times Square for Body Painting Exhibit

Travelers through Time Square may have gotten more than they bargained for. A nude painting exhibit took over the tourist destination Friday.

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Olivia Withers
Before approaching the art exhibit a warning sign alerted people about the upcoming nudity on the block.
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Olivia Withers
Glen Kelly, an R&B artist, painted in blue and yellow.
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Olivia Withers
A participant excited to share peace and art.
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Olivia Withers
A participant in the middle of the body painting process.
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Chelsea Crane
Local artists participated and helped to paint others at the event.
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Chelsea Crane
Everyone who participated was painted from head to toe.
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Chelsea Crane
A veteran body art participant was painted orange.
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Chelsea Crane
A participant, Amy Morales, happy to be a part of the Body Notes exhibit.
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Chelsea Crane
Brushes, sponges and paint were strewn on the sidewalk.
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Chelsea Crane
Large crowds gathered to watch as people were painted.
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Olivia Withers
This participant chose to leave their face unpainted.
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Olivia Withers
Each participant wrote a positive phrase of their choice across their chests.
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Olivia Withers
People of all ages participated at the Body Notes event.
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Olivia Withers
Many groups of friends came to participate at the exhibit to support each other.
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Olivia Withers
A subject, Amy Morales, looked relaxed while being painted.
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Chelsea Crane
One of the color themes for the exhibit was blue.
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