The Story Behind The Kiss

Surely there's no better way to say 'I love you' than to share a naked embrace with your loved one next to a world famous icon of romance!

Approved The Kiss Image

Rodin's world famous sculpture 'The Kiss' is coming to Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum from February 14th.

To celebrate it's arrival Heart Breakfast went on the search for a Gloucestershire couple willing to 'bare all' this Valentines and recreate the Kiss at…The Kiss!

This is the statue we're talking about...

The question though - could we find a couple brave enough for a naked embrace?!

Warren spent last week meeting potential couples and trying to work out why us Brits have such an issue with nakedness....

It was incredibly difficult to chose who would be the final couple to take part, but once Warren had decided, it was time to surprise them...

According to Carina, it was her mother-in-law Annie who put them forward - So Warren wanted to find out why...

As the day got closer Carina began to feel more nervous, so we asked still life model Simon for some tips on holding your nerve whilst being photographed naked....

Did Carina and Kevin hold their nerve? check out all the photos below and find out!

Thanks to Heidi from Two Front Teeth Photography for her support in this event. For more details head to

Main image rights to Blink Images and Tate London, 2013

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