Origins Of The Male Nude, Part 2: Le Caanseur

That whole Milk/Hockney thing got us thinking about other recent examples of homoerotic art and their inspirations. [NSFW things follow after the jump.]

It quickly dawned on us that another recent work that has been stirring up much debate and excitement in the world of celebrity-nutsack art is in fact a direct homage to a highly recognizable sculptural masterpiece celebrating the male nude.

Consider the evidence:

Origins Of The Male Nude, Part 2: Le Caanseur