Nude Sculpture

Nude Sculpture

5,000 Years

Book - 2000
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A visual survey of nude sculpture throughout the ages, containing 200 specially taken photographs. The book seeks to offer a glimpse into the creative process, as well as the qualities of presence, texture and detail that give the finest sculpture its grace and majesty.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2000
ISBN: 9780810933460
0810933462
Characteristics: 208 p. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldberg, Vicki

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When it comes to ancient sculpture of the nude human form - My question is this - Why-oh-why are all of the men's penises always so small and their bums always so big? Eh? Why??

'Cause if these carved images in stone are the work of a homoerotic mind - Then - Their depiction of the "perfect male" as a fantasy-come-true certainly defies logic.

Anyway - IMO - This glossy book of 200 nude sculptures (both male & female) definitely strikes me as art-photographer, David Finn's fulfilment of his own secret, little dream where it's not about sculpture at all - No - It's all about the nude figure (especially that of the male, small penis, and all).

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