Art/porn : a history of seeing and touching
Art/porn : a history of seeing and touching / Kelly Dennis.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2009.
xvi, 247 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -237) and index.
- Seduction and illusion: sculpture and painting from antiquity to the enlightenment. Art and erotic pleasure
- Art made flesh: Pygmalion and the rhetoric of the flesh
- Seeing and touching: photography and the birth of the modern. Debbie does modernism: photographing the nude in the nineteenth century
- Photography, fetish, voyeur: pornography before the Internet
- Porn into art: the end of sex in the twenty-first century. Hard-core art: internet porn and "new" media
- Sex in the museum: pornography without touching
Art/Porn argues the distinctions between erotica and pornography are based on an age-old antithesis between sigh and touch, an antithesis created and maintained for centuries by art criticism. It reveals how the world of art and pornography are much closer than we think.--Back cover.
- Kinsey subjects
Sex in art.