Louvre launches legal action against Pornhub for its new app that mimics classic masterpieces

Louvre launches legal action against Pornhub after new app mimics classic masterpieces featuring pornstars

  • The Paris Museum Has Challenged Pornhub About Its ‘Classic Nudes’ Platform
  • Site offers ‘interactive guide to erotic art in the world’s most famous museums’
  • It shows porn actors re-enacting classic masterpieces from fine art galleries

The Louvre has taken legal action against Pornhub over its new app that mimics classic masterpieces featuring adult movie stars.

The Paris Museum has challenged the company over its ‘Classic Nudes’ platform which provides an ‘interactive guide to discovering erotic art in the world’s most famous museums’.

The first edition of the site features porn actors, from the My Sweet Apple troupe, reenacting classic masterpieces from art galleries, including the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay in Paris, the National Gallery in London, the Uffizi in Florence and Prado in Madrid.

But developers plan to expand the collection if the first round is successful.

The Louvre, along with The Uffizi, has since said it is suing Pornhub for rights violations.

The museums have demanded that the company remove reproductions of the works shown in real life in their galleries.

The Paris Museum has challenged the company over its ‘Classic Nudes’ platform which provides an ‘interactive guide to discovering erotic art in the world’s most famous museums’

A Louvre spokesman said: The everyday beast that her lawyers had contacted Pornhub and expected the works to be removed “at once.”

And a spokesperson for The Uffizi in Florence also told the publication: ‘No one has authorized the exploitation or use of the art.

‘In Italy, the cultural heritage code states that to use images of a museum or compressed works for commercial purposes, permission is required, which regulates the methods and determines the relative remuneration.

The first edition of the site features porn actors, from the My Sweet Apple troupe, reenacting classic masterpieces, including The Brunette Odalisque currently in the Louvre

The first edition of the site features porn actors, from the My Sweet Apple troupe, reenacting classic masterpieces, including The Brunette Odalisque currently in the Louvre

The Louvre, along with The Uffizi, has since said it is suing Pornhub (reenactment pictured) for rights violations

The Louvre, along with The Uffizi, has since said it is suing Pornhub (reenactment pictured) for rights violations

‘All this, of course, if the museum grants the authorization that would hardly have been granted in this case, for example.’

Speaking at the official launch, the adult site said: “As museums around the world are finally reopening as pandemic restrictions are lifted, Pornhub wanted to do its part by encouraging the public to visit, explore, and fall in love (or lust) again. to become. Cultural organizations.’

It added: “The online portal takes visitors past the SFW masterpieces and gets to the good stuff: representations of the naked body in all its artistic glory.”

Pornhub's 'Classic Nudes' campaign is a collaborative initiative with creative agency Officer & Gentleman

Pornhub’s ‘Classic Nudes’ campaign is a collaborative initiative with creative agency Officer & Gentleman

American porn actress Asa Akira, who is the brand ambassador for Classic Nudes, said: “There is a wealth of erotic art around the world – featuring nudes, orgies and more – that is not available on Pornhub. These pre-internet artworks are currently in museums, which we can now finally visit again as the covid restrictions begin to lift.

“So when people go back to the Louvre or the MET, they can just open Classic Nudes, and I’ll be their guide. Time to ditch those boring self-tour recordings and enjoy every brushstroke of these erotic masterpieces with me.’

Pornhub’s ‘Classic Nudes’ campaign is a collaborative initiative with creative agency Officer & Gentleman.

MailOnline has contacted the Louvre, the Uffizi and Pornhub for comment.

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