European arts academies did not allow women to study the nude at all until the end of the nineteenth century. Nude Madonna". Maintaining the classical ideals of Greece and Rome into the Christian Era, nudity was prominent in the decoration of Catholic churches in the Renaissance, only to be covered up with draperies or fig leaves by more prudish successors. Evelyn Nesbita popular American chorus girl and artists' model. While posing, a model is expected to remain essentially motionless,  and usually remains silent. However, more than being simply the subject of art, models are often thought of as musesa source of inspiration without whom the art would not exist. His behaviors are considered acts of electronic civil disobedience.
When Ricardo Dominguez, an associate professor at the University of California, San Diego, reportedly asked his students to pose nude for their final projects of the semester, a parent found out — and wasn't too happy. Very close examinations are only made with the permission of the model. In some countries there are organizations which concern themselves with the competence, conduct and reliability of art models. Professional artists often hire the same models on a regular basis. He said the curriculum has not evolved in that time, and neither students nor parents have expressed concern before now.