To understand Spencer Tunick, you need to look back in time.
Arthur S. Mole and John D. Thomas
"Living Portrait of Woodrow Wilson" created in 1918 with 21,000 officers and men
"Human Statue of Liberty" (1918); 18,000 officers and men
In the 1930s you can find photographer Albert Arthur Allen with very classical nude studies. However, from his production, a particular series stands out by creating textures through the use of several models in repeated or complimentary poses: