Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
The Art of the Erotic

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Arts & Photography » Art » History » General

The Art of the Erotic

By Phaidon Editors, Rowan Pelling (Contributions by)

Elsewhere $120 $95.24   Save $24.76 (21%)
or 4 easy payments of $23.81 with What's this?
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from USA
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 27 September 2017
Carefully curated and beautifully packaged erotic art through the ages - 200 works from the world's most important artists.This carefully curated and beautifully packaged book spotlights nearly 200 works from the world's most important artists, including Titian, Paul Cezanne, Picasso, Andy Warhol, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Edgar Degas, Edvard Munch, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, Francis Bacon, David Hockney, Gerhard Richter, Cecily Brown, Anselm Kiefer, George Condo, and Anish Kapoor. With its chronological organization, The Art of the Erotic provides insights into human sexuality throughout the ages.

About the Author

Rowan Pelling is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator on the arts. She has just launched a new middle-shelf magazine, The Amorist, intended for devotees of love and passion. She first rose to prominence as the editor of the monthly literary/erotic magazine, Erotic Review, and has written for a range of magazines and newspapers, including the Independent on Sunday, Daily Mail, GQ and The Spectator. Pelling lives in Cambridge, England.

Reviews

"A ravishing new book from Phaidon that celebrates the long line of artists who have understood that sensuality is to art as salt is to eggs." --Out"Chronicles our love affair with love affairs." --Timeline"A comprehensive and chronological insight into the fluid ways in which creators depict human sexuality." --Red"Giving a glimpse into the more salacious work of legendary photographers and visual artists - The Art of the Erotic is a new title from Phaidon featuring beautiful examples of eroticism throughout history from Georgia O'Keeffe, Nobuyoshi Araki, Wolfgang Tillmans and many more... An enlightening reminder of our universal attraction to artful arousal."--HungerTV.com"Ravishing... Although many works aim to titillate, the erotic remains tantalisingly transcendent."--AnOtherMag"Hats off to the publishers Phaidon for making the cover of their latest tome, The Art of the Erotic, a more subtle (rather than slutty) affair. The fold-out cover, which unravels and re-assembles into a slit, is inspired by Lucio Fontana's 1950s series, Concetto Spaziale. More than 170 sexed-up works are featured including an Athenian cup dating from 470BC, Gustave Courbet's The Origin of the World (1866) and Thomas Ruff's Nudes ru 05 (Nud 053) (2000). Bruce Nauman, Titian, Nan Goldin and Cecily Brown also pop up in the arty erotic overview."--The Art Newspaper

EAN: 9780714874241
ISBN: 0714874248
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Dimensions: 29.21 x 24.64 x 3.3 centimetres (1.52 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Art of the Erotic on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.