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Women's body types renamed after great artists

Women's body types renamed after great artists

Traditionally, the terms pear, apple and hourglass have been used to describe a woman's body shape. But in a bid to stop a negative body image, they have been renamed after great artists. The world has gone pear-shaped, or should I say Warhol.

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Guest: Error7 (1453 days ago)
Not exactly matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs are they.
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Not exactly matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs are they.
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TheBob TheBob (1453 days ago)
No Picasso then?
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No Picasso then?
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Guest: JuandeleRrrrrrrrrrrrocas (1453 days ago)
estupido Americanos
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estupido Americanos
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Guest: (1453 days ago)
The only critics of women's bodies are the women themselves. I don't see this change achieving anything. It's not as if apples and pears are negative - the negativity has come from the women, and that has not changed.
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The only critics of women's bodies are the women themselves. I don't see this change achieving anything. It's not as if apples and pears are negative - the negativity has come from the women, and that has not changed.
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Guest: (1453 days ago)
food for thought (no pun intended)
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food for thought (no pun intended)
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Guest: (1453 days ago)
I don't care if they're called after a piece of fruit - as long as they don't look like a bloody garden cane like so many so-called models.
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I don't care if they're called after a piece of fruit - as long as they don't look like a bloody garden cane like so many so-called models.
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Guest: PDUK (1453 days ago)
I'm sorry but they are no Oil Paintings are they !!!
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I'm sorry but they are no Oil Paintings are they !!!
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Guest: (1453 days ago)
I'll just stick with fat or thin
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I'll just stick with fat or thin
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Guest: realest (1453 days ago)
Latest comment: The only negativity is from the women themselves. Apples and pears are not offensive where I come from. This is simply another stupid attempt at gaining more reconition for the Arts. Someday soon Americans will be starving from having all the jobs gone over seas and the government not willing to help enough, all gas and oil will be gone and no one will be able to drive their cars or work, but at least we will have ART galleries and Botanical gardens everywhere there used to be stores and job producing factories in which to look at while we are dying slowly.
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Latest comment: The only negativity is from the women themselves. Apples and pears are not offensive where I come from. This is simply another stupid attempt at gaining more reconition for the Arts. Someday soon Americans will be starving from having all the jobs gone over seas and the government not willing to help enough, all gas and oil will be gone and no one will be able to drive their cars or work, but at least we will have ART galleries and Botanical gardens everywhere there used to be stores and job producing factories in which to look at while we are dying slowly.
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Guest: Argle (1453 days ago)
You *think* about art... not lust about it. I can think of a dozen reasons this is positive and a true artistic appreciation learned from the greats is definitely educational. "Rubenesque" says much in a lovely and educated and diplomatic way. (Though, I'm not sure I want to meet a Dali-esque woman. :-)
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You *think* about art... not lust about it. I can think of a dozen reasons this is positive and a true artistic appreciation learned from the greats is definitely educational. "Rubenesque" says much in a lovely and educated and diplomatic way. (Though, I'm not sure I want to meet a Dali-esque woman. :-)
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