We generally leave the topic of nudity to our sister site , but these photographs from artist feature unclothed models in a context we can't help but be charmed by: New York City architecture. From the Brooklyn Bridge to the Guggenheim, Merry spends hours meticulously painting topless models until they blend seamlessly into Gotham landmarks.
"I wanted to engage the city and understand it and make some observations," Merry, who moved to New York from San Francisco earlier this year, tells the . "So instead of a person right in front of the Empire State building or the Statue of Liberty, they're softly in the background, and you've got more of a reflective view of the person within the landscape."Visual News Visual News Visual News