Erotic Art (Hardcover)

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Erotic Art (Hardcover)


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EROTIC ART by Cassidy Hughes

The whole history of erotic art from prehistory to the present day is explored in this comprehensive, detailed and fully illustrated survey.

The major erotic artists of the Western tradition are featured: Egon Schiele, Thomas Rowlandson, Pablo Picasso, Titian, Jean Baptiste Dominique Ingres, Felicien Rops, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci, Pierre Renoir, Amedeo Modigliani, Pierre Louys, Gustave Courbet, J.M.W. Turner, Edgar Degas, Michelangelo de Caravaggio, the Surrealists, Gustav Klimt, Gustave Moreau, Constantin Brancusi, and Eric Gill.

Sections include: the female nude - male nudes - erotica in ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt - Oriental erotic art (Taoist, Tantric art from China, Japan and India, including many famous erotic woodcuts) - statuary and sculpture - prehistoric artefacts (including Goddess art) - sexuality in art of the 18th and 19th centuries - photography and eroticism.

'Erotic Art' also includes discussions of topics such as art and pornography (illustrated with numerous examples) - the female nude - the male nude - censorship - sex and religion - sexuality and Christianity - pagan and mythological erotic art - phallic art - lesbian art - orgasm - voyeurism - artists and models.

Fully illustrated. This book contains many illustrations which are rare. And an introduction and bibliography. 

ISBN 9781861715005. 628 pages. Hardback.

Product Details ISBN: 9781861715005
ISBN-10: 1861715005
Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
Publication Date: July 25th, 2016
Pages: 612
Language: English