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Exposed : the Victorian nude

Author: Alison Smith; Robert Upstone; Tate Britain (Gallery)
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The exposure of the body through representations of the nude was one of the most controversial issues in Victorian art. In an era that witnessed a broader audience for art and the development of new reproductive technologies, the nude was implicated in a variety of debates concerning public health and morals, which meant it could not be comfortably contained within the confines of high culture." "This illustrated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Exposed.
London : Tate Pub., 2001
(OCoLC)604088100
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Smith; Robert Upstone; Tate Britain (Gallery)
ISBN: 1854373722 9781854373724
OCLC Number: 52102470
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at Tate Britain, London, Nov. 1, 2001-Jan. 27, 2002 and 4 other museums through Aug. 2003.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: The nude in Nineteenth-Century Britain: 'The English Nude' / Alison Smith --
Prudery, Pornography and the Victorian Nude (Or, what do we think the butler saw?) / Martin Myrone --
Thoughts and Things: Sculpture and the Victorian Nude / Michael Hatt --
The English Nude --
The Classical Nude --
The Private Nude --
The Artist's Studio --
Sensation! The Nude in High Art --
The Modern Nude.
Other Titles: Victorian nude
Responsibility: edited by Alison Smith ; with contributions by Robert Upstone [and others].

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The representation of the nude was a contraversial issue in Victorian art. This publication surveys a range of Victorian representations of the nude, both male and female concentrating on painting,  Read more...

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