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The Male Nude: Dimensions of Masculinity from the 19th Century and Beyond Agust Arteaga

The Male Nude: Dimensions of Masculinity from the 19th Century and Beyond

Agust Arteaga

Published June 30th 2014
ISBN : 9788494185632
Hardcover
288 pages
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This book analyzes, from six standpoints, the different ways in which artists have represented the male nude body from modernity to the present day. A hundred and seventy-two works of art created in various techniques and belonging to collectionsMoreThis book analyzes, from six standpoints, the different ways in which artists have represented the male nude body from modernity to the present day. A hundred and seventy-two works of art created in various techniques and belonging to collections from all over the world engage in a dialogue that originates in modern eighteenth century Europe, when the canon of classical antiquity was revived and identity between moral virtue and strength was assessed to define the heroic man.