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The History of the Nude

@inproceedings{Gualdoni2013TheHO,
  title={The History of the Nude},
  author={F. Gualdoni},
  year={2013}
}
This is a richly illustrated and extremely enjoyable reference book on the historical evolution of the nude. From the Palaeolithic Great Mothers to the Greek athletes, from the Venus of Urbino by Titian to Leonardos Virtuvian Man, from the Odalisque by Boucher to those by Ingres, to the amazons of Helmut Newton and the desolate lifeless bodies of Andres Serrano, the nude is the theme of artistic representation par excellence. The nude body as the incarnation of perfect beauty and the suspicions… Expand
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