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Naked : the nude in America

Author
Dijkstra, Bram.
Title
Naked : the nude in America / Bram Dijkstra.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Rizzoli, 2010.
Description
476 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 470) and index.
Contents
  • Developing the myth of feminine dependency
  • From Hercules to Superman
  • The "new" woman : fading flower or scourge of nature?
  • The dangerous incursion of physical reality
  • Retreat to the dream
  • The sexual geography of the human body
  • Discovery of the pubes
  • The socio-cultural dimension
  • Modernism and the anti-classical body aesthetic
  • The subconscious and the nude
  • Invasion of the Pin-up queens
  • The inexorable rise of the breast
  • Art, prurience, pop, or porn?
  • Naked trends and enduring traditions.
Summary
Surveys the history of the nude in American art, photography, and popular culture.
Kinsey subjects
Nudes in art.
Art--United States.
Nudes in photographs.
ISBN
9780847833665 (hbk.)
0847833666 (hbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X9794883
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute