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Anyone who examines the history of Western art must be struck by the prevalence of images of the female body. More than any other subject, the female nude connotes art'. The framed image of a female body, hung on the walls of an art gallery, is an icon of Western culture, a symbol of civilization and accomplishment. But how and why did the female nude acquire this status? "The Female Nude" brings together, in an entirely new way, analysis of the historical tradition of the female nude and discussion of recent feminist art, and by exploring the ways in which acceptable and unacceptable images of the female body are produced and maintained, renews recent debates on high culture and pornography. "The Female Nude" represents the first feminist survey of the most significant subject in Western art. It reveals how the female nude is now both at the centre and at the margins of high culture. At the centre, and within art historical discourse, the female nude is seen as the visual

Synopsis:

In Western culture the female nude, more than any other subject, represents "art". The framed image of a female body is an icon for Western culture. This book brings together analysis of the historical tradition of the female nude and discussion of recent feminist art.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-130) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415026789
Author:
Nead, Lynda
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Nead Lynda
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Nudes & Erotic
Subject:
Female nude in art
Subject:
Nude in art
Subject:
Obscenity (law)
Subject:
Sex in art
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Series Volume:
9424
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9.22x6.19x.55 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
18-18

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History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » Body Image

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"Synopsis" by , In Western culture the female nude, more than any other subject, represents "art". The framed image of a female body is an icon for Western culture. This book brings together analysis of the historical tradition of the female nude and discussion of recent feminist art.
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