Painted in"Nu couch sur le ct gauche " is one of only nine Modigliani nudes in private collectors' hands, making the sale exceptionally rare. It depicts a nude woman lying on her left side and looking back at the audience, and is the only one of Modigliani 's works to depict the entire naked female body on canvas. Sotheby's did not disclose the identity of the seller.
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CNN The US Marine Corps commandant said Friday that a task force will examine the "subculture" that led to the posting of nude photos of female service members on various websites. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Michelle Manhart, 30, is pictured in a range of poses, some while wearing uniform and striking a military pose, others while stripped naked. The air force said in a statement her actions "does not meet the high standards we expect of our airmen". Ms Manhart said she did not expect to be disciplined and defended the photos.
Erika Butner and Marisa Woytek say the comments about them included suggestions of sexual violence and their contact information. Two female US Marines have come forward to reveal details of a clandestine all-male social media network of military personnel and veterans under investigation for sharing nude photos of female colleagues. The existence of the private Facebook group "Marines United" and its surreptitious distribution of explicit images of women in the Armed Forces - with obscene, misogynist commentary - emerged at the weekend.
It is an open secret that some online finance service platforms are asking female debtors to give them nude photos in exchange for a loan, or to extend the deadline of debt payment. A hand written loan slip. One of the leaked photo circulated online.
The legality of prostitution in Asia varies by country. In Asiathe main characteristic of the region is the significant discrepancy between the prostitution laws which exist on the books and what occurs in practice. For example, in Thailand prostitution is illegal,  but in practice it is tolerated, and the country is a destination for sex tourism. Inthe Asian Commission on Aids estimated there were 10 million sex workers in Asia and 75 million male customers.
Without opposition, the House approved a bill on Wednesday making it a crime for U. The measure was a direct response to a nude-photo sharing scandal that has rocked the military in the wake of the exposing of an online group that shared intimate images of female service members — some including obscene or violent comments about those depicted— without their consent. The measure would still need to be passed by the Senate and then signed into law by President Donald Trump before becoming law.
Japan's disabled sprinter Maya Nakanishi poses in this handout picture featured in her calendar in Tokyo, Feb 7, Nakanishi, who is planning to compete in the London Paralympic Games, published a calendar featuring her posing semi-nude with her prosthetic leg to help fund her training and trip to London Paralympic Games. Nakanishi lost her right leg below the knee in a workplace accident when she was 21, then became a sprinter with her prosthetic limb. She is the Asian record holder in the T44 one leg amputated below the knee meter and long jump and she was the first Japanese woman to be at the start line in a meter final race in the Beijing Paralympic Olympics.