And these images are why Tumblr is still broken, dying 6 weeks later AND the appeals process is bullshit. Some of you might know about Tumblr’s laughable attempt to expunge adult contentfrom their system using AI. That I moved the really ‘adult’ and pron-tastic ‘Retire To The Parlour’ blog to this server as a result.
I appealed all these laughable ‘adult’ tags and they are STILL not sorted. According to Tumblr’s own new TOS, drawings, artworks and illustrations of nudity are fine. Doesn’t stop them still flagging my life drawings as ‘porn’ though.
Even in the one photographhere, there is NO genitalia shown, apart from one that you’d need a magnifying glass to see anything!. It’s a photo of a male sauna, so any ‘obscenity’ is in the eye of the beholder, there is no sex happening there.
Really, Tumblr is full of shit.
They promised the bot would get ‘better’ on our dime as WE taught our censor masters as the test dataset of our work. Originally the system flagged a completely dressed man in a bowler hat and a close-up of a Holbein painting. Arbeit macht frei, indeed. Fuck off Tumblr, your censor bot is a mistake. It still doesn’t work, and your appeal system still leaves perfectly fine artworks and photos on the chopping block.
And I’m going to repeat cross-post it until they fucking listen.
Love this amazing painting from Eduard Stiefel, 1919. “Herrenakt vor sommerlicher Seekulisse” (Male Nude Against a Summer Lakeside Panorama).”
At first glance I thought the muted palette was watercolour, but no, I think it’s oils. Wow. (via Academic Nudes of the 19th Century blog)
And for a change – a naked artist!
This is the German painter and graphic artist Otto Greiner, 1911 – gelatin print, photographer unknown. From Symbolismus.
The reverse with his inscription and signature:
I’m doing a lot of life drawing at the moment, hence the focus on nudes. I know only what is repeated at the link about this artist, but love the lines and abstract shading, a man after my own heart!
via Robert Jakob Bock 1896 – 1943: Various Drawings and Prints from the Artist’s Estate
Hermann Hanaczek, 1873? drawing / academic nude.
From the wonderful Academic Nudes of the 19th Century blog
Again another academic nude drawing from Academic Nudes blog – no info on this one apart from it’s mid-late 19th Century.
Another academic nude, this time a painting. No info.
If I ever write a novel, this would be the perfect cover!
From Academic Nudes of the 19th Century.
An old photo of a formless ghost I reblogged is being flagged! This is madness.
Oh… and a painting of hands
-a photograph of some woods
-a Rossetti painting
-a Gericault painting of a fully clothed painter
– a picture of a living room,
-George IV riding a horse
-an illustration from Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge
-a midshipman’s uniform
I’ll add these have been flagged on this very blog:
– A fully clothed picture of a Victorian man in a top hat
– Two Holbein portraits. He only did clothed people and faces!
– A photo of Matisse drawing a naked male abstract greek statue, a Kouros. Not sexual at all.
– Two men wrestling in shorts – that was an illustration too
– A drawing of Nietzsche naked but no genitalia shown
– A life drawing of a man but again no genitalia shown
– Nicoletto da Modena etching of a Triton (again, not even a human bottom half so no genitalia)
More Scorpion Dagger
Soder: The naked Nietzsche on a high mountain.
Exlibris für Friedrich Berthold Sutter.