Author Kathleen Rooney and figure model Krystal Meisel take a look at the world of figure modeling.
Kathleen Rooney read from her book Live Nude Girl, a memoir detailing the six years she spent working as a figure model.
Krystal Meisel is a figure model for painting and drawing classes at the Hyde Park Art Center, as well as a photographer and teaching artist in her own right.
After the reading, Rooney and Meisel discussed their impressions of what it is like to be art.
Recorded Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Hyde Park Art Center.