nude (the colour)

/nju:d/

noun

a colour of clothing or make-up resembling that of the wearer's skin.

Note:

Nude was originally named after the Western-European centric Caucasian skin tone. It is close to beige in terms of being a pale shade of the mixture of brown and white.

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The Nude Gallery

The Nude Gallery is a celebration of diversity and inclusion within education, the arts and commerce.

 

We launched as a Pop-Up gallery in Roehampton, South West London in October 2019 - until December 2019.

 

This year we shall be part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe and will be resident at Roehamton Library.

Our Mission

To raise awareness of the positive power of inclusivity and diversity.

To celebrate and collaborate with people and organisations that value inclusivity and diversity.

Inspired by...

People and organisations that aspire to be more inclusive and endeavour to share the values of diversity, inclusion and equality to humanity. 

African American Dominique Apollon's viral Tweet on the first time he wore a plaster that matched his dark skin tone. He tweeted,

 

"It's taken me 45 trips around the sun, but for the first time in my life I know what if feels like to have a "band-aid" in my own skin tone........ For real I'm holding back tears" (@ApollonTweets)

(Dominique Apollon PHD is the vice president of research at Race Forward, a nonprofit that builds awareness for racial justice.)