The exhibit, curated by Martha Wilson and Larry List, looks at the use of skin as the subject, in fact or as metaphor, in art. This exhibit features 31 artists.
Obviously the term "skin trade" has numerous, and sometimes unseemly, connotations. Four of these are burlesque, pornography, prostitution and exotic dance. The exhibition is grouped according to these four designations.
An essay by List and an illustrated checklist are available free as a downloadable PDF at ppowgallery.com.