April 26, 2011

The Nudie Artist: Burlesque Revived

by Renee Veronica Lucas

To be simultaneously funny, sexy, seductive, and shocking is no easy task, but burlesque dancers manage to get a rise out of an audience, one way or another. New York’s Museum of Sex celebrates burlesque, past and present in the their recently opened exhibition "The Nudie Artist: Burlesque Revived," which not only explains the history of burlesque, but how it has become an art form in itself.