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Naked Nude

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ISBN-10: 0500238928

ISBN-13: 9780500238929

Edition: 2012

Authors: Frances Borzello

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The representation of the nude in art remained for many centuries avictory of fiction over fact. Beautiful, handsome, flawless, its great successwas to distance the unclothed body from any uncomfortably explicit taintof sexuality, eroticism, or imperfection. Here Frances Borzello contraststhe civilized, perfected artistic nude of Kenneth Clark’s classic, The Nude:A Study in Ideal Form (1956), with today’s depictions: raw, uncomfortable,disturbing. Grittier and more subtle, the new nude—both male and female—confronts us with the hidden issues and contradictions of the body andour relationship to it.Borzello’s story of the nude begins with a tale of life, death, and resurrection,exploring how…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Frances Borzello writes on the social history of art. She lives in London, England.