Not having clothes sticking to your skin just makes the whole sauna experience a bit more comfortable, and some purists even consider it unhygienic to bring swimwear into the sauna. No one is going to mind if you keep the towel around you, but you should at least be prepared to see lots of other people letting it all hang out. At more typically Swedish places like leisure centres and community swimming pools, nudity is the norm. The Museumdeep in the forested and parkland realm of embassies and mansions of the ruling elite, you'll find one of the most prominent art museums in Sweden. One of the foremost authorities on Swedish art, Thiel Gallery Director Patrik Steorn wrote his doctoral dissertation on Jansson's studies of naked athletes. Ogling is always a big no-no.
Jansson's most famous painting from this period is a massive canvas painted in called "The Naval Bath House," which has been recently restored to a place of honor at Thielska Galleriet.
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Jansson's most famous painting from this period is a massive canvas painted in called "The Naval Bath House," which has been recently restored to a place of honor at Thielska Galleriet. You may also like. If everyone is naked, you should follow suit. The illustrious Swedish artist had a reputation for photographing nude athletes, particularly swimmers. Queer Voices Edvard Munch. Ogling is always a big no-no. In a world where LGBTQ narratives have been scrubbed too often from the history books, it's always a pleasure to be reminded that we've always been here.
But for foreign visitors, who might not be used to baring all in front of other people, the whole thing can feel a little… awkward. It feels a lot more awkward and will attract a lot more attention than just doing what everyone else does. Well, a lot depends on the context of when and where the sauna session takes place. Even if everyone in the sauna is naked, you should always bring a towel to sit on. You can add a lot more humidity to a sauna fairly quickly by pouring water over the hot stones.