The Nude Male: A New Perspective

The Nude Male: A New Perspective

The Nude Male A New Perspective None

  • Title: The Nude Male: A New Perspective
  • Author: Margaret Walters
  • ISBN: 9780709208716
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-07-02T11:33:03+00:00

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    This is a really splendid study of the history of the male nude in art and commerce. It's largely focused on the Western tradition and is predictably Eurocentric (she starts with ancient Greece and comes up to what was--at the time of authorship--the present day (1978). The chapters can be read independently, as they can all stand as independent essays on the various cultures and periods they examine. The author is very astute, very perceptive, and her interpretations rarely seem factitious, fat [...]

    Although the ferocity of the opening chapters fades by the final one, this is an excellent critique of the subject from a feminist point of view.Book also contains the fact-check of human history: "By law, the penis must never be shown erect [in painting or photographs, in the UK]."

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