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As images of men's bodies have proliferated in pop culture and advertising during the past decade, many artists and photographers have taken up the male nude as a primary subject. Recent work has sparked controversy as well as praise for its shocking frankness, and the line between art and pornography has become increasingly difficult to define. New digital technologies have brought about new ways of representing the body, and we are now faced with a multiplicity of eroticisms, previously unexplored channels of desire, and more inclusive and varied body ideals. <BR>"Male Nudes Now "offers an essential guide through this new territory with more than 240 fresh and provocative images. Featuring contemporary work, mostly unpublished, this important sourcebook showcases a dynamic mix of visionaries, from established masters to breakthrough newcomers. <BR>Feature Artists Include <BR>Lyle Ashton Harris<BR>Marc Baptiste<BR>Clive Barker<BR>Cecily Brown<BR>Chuck Close<BR>John Dugdale<BR>Todd Eberle<BR>Eric Fischl<BR>Nan Goldin<BR>Greg Gorman<BR>David Hockney<BR>Patrick McMullan<BR>Duane Michals<BR>Pierre et Gilles<BR>Jack Pierson<BR>Rankin<BR>Terry Richardson<BR>Michael Roberts<BR>Stewart Shining<BR>Wolfgang Tillmans<BR>George Tooker<BR>Ellen von Unwerth<BR>

Synopsis:

As images of men's bodies have proliferated in pop culture and advertising during the past decade, many artists and photographers have taken up the male nude as a primary subject. Recent work has sparked controversy as well as praise for its shocking frankness, and the line between art and pornography has become increasingly difficult to define. New digital technologies have brought about new ways of representing the body, and we are now faced with a multiplicity of eroticisms, previously unexplored channels of desire, and more inclusive and varied body ideals.

Male Nudes Now offers an essential guide through this new territory with more than 240 fresh and provocative images. Featuring contemporary work, mostly unpublished, this important sourcebook showcases a dynamic mix of visionaries, from established masters to breakthrough newcomers.

Feature Artists Include

Lyle Ashton Harris

Marc Baptiste

Clive Barker

Cecily Brown

Chuck Close

John Dugdale

Todd Eberle

Eric Fischl

Nan Goldin

Greg Gorman

David Hockney

Patrick McMullan

Duane Michals

Pierre et Gilles

Jack Pierson

Rankin

Terry Richardson

Michael Roberts

Stewart Shining

Wolfgang Tillmans

George Tooker

Ellen von Unwerth

About the Author

A leading expert in male nude photography, David Leddick is the author of several award-winning anthologies on the subject. He also has written the novels My Worst Date, The Sex Squad, and Never Eat In, as well as Intimate Companions, a biographical study of George Platt Lynes, Paul Cadmus, and Lincoln Kirstein. Leddick lives in Paris and Miami Beach.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789306357
Author:
Leddick, David
Publisher:
Universe
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Photography of men
Subject:
Nudes & Erotic
Subject:
Photography of the nude
Subject:
Male nude in art
Subject:
General Photography
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Erotica
Subject:
Individual Photographers - General
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
#00-056
Publication Date:
20011103
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 COLOR and BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.97x8.63x.75 in. 2.34 lbs.

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As images of men's bodies have proliferated in pop culture and advertising during the past decade, many artists and photographers have taken up the male nude as a primary subject. Recent work has sparked controversy as well as praise for its shocking frankness, and the line between art and pornography has become increasingly difficult to define. New digital technologies have brought about new ways of representing the body, and we are now faced with a multiplicity of eroticisms, previously unexplored channels of desire, and more inclusive and varied body ideals.

Male Nudes Now offers an essential guide through this new territory with more than 240 fresh and provocative images. Featuring contemporary work, mostly unpublished, this important sourcebook showcases a dynamic mix of visionaries, from established masters to breakthrough newcomers.

Feature Artists Include

Lyle Ashton Harris

Marc Baptiste

Clive Barker

Cecily Brown

Chuck Close

John Dugdale

Todd Eberle

Eric Fischl

Nan Goldin

Greg Gorman

David Hockney

Patrick McMullan

Duane Michals

Pierre et Gilles

Jack Pierson

Rankin

Terry Richardson

Michael Roberts

Stewart Shining

Wolfgang Tillmans

George Tooker

Ellen von Unwerth

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