ARTS & CULTURE
07/24/2013 08:19 am ET

Nudist Club Attends Nude Art Exhibition, A Lot Of Nudity Ensues (NSFW PHOTOS)

This is what happens when a nudist club goes en masse to view a nude art exhibition. The results are glorious.

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On July 20 the Southern California Naturist Association took a field trip to the El Segundo Museum of Art to view an exhibition revolving around the naked body. What better way to fully understand the nude-centric artworks than to be in the buff oneself?

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"The exhibit is called 'Truth' because of the truth the artists see in the nude body," SCNA president Rolf Holbach explained in a phone conversation with The Huffington Post. "When you are viewing the artwork as your true self you can relate a little better to the artwork. For us it enhances the experience. It was wonderful to be able to be there without clothing."

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Over 50 participants gathered for the unconventional museum experience, all abiding my the SCNA motto "nude is not lewd." Next up for the San Fernando Valley-based association? The members are turning from an artistic state of mind to an athletic one and going bowling. We wonder how bowling alleys compare to notoriously drafty museums.

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The ESMoA isn't the first museum to open its doors to the scantily clad. Last year Vienna's Leopold Museum caused a stir when it allowed nude visitors to tour its racy "Nude Men" exhibition.

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Check out the rest of the NSFW museum experience below and let us know if you'd ever take it off for the sake of art in the comments.

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