I believe that in college art classes they blend art and being naked together, don't they? At least on television and in the movies they do.Miru Kim, a former medical student from New York, goes to strange places like abandoned factories, tunnels, bridges and photographs the structures with her in the picture nude. View this very interesting artist after the jump.

She's shy and unassuming, but her work, taking photographs of herself naked, is gaining her a worldwide reputation as a provocative artist admired by art experts and casual viewers alike.

The 30-year-old said her work has been a way of conquering her fears.

She said: 'My work in general involves getting over my fears that are deeply embedded since childhood: Fear of darkness, fear of dangerous activities in general, and fear of dirt - I had a considerable obsessive compulsive disorder as a child.

'It's beyond therapeutic. I do this through art, because I identify with countless other people who go through the emotions of overcoming fears.' That could explain why so many people take their clothes off when their scared; right? Check out the video.