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Homo Art (Icons) Paperback – March 1, 2004

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Product Details

  • Series: Icons
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Taschen (March 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3822824593
  • ISBN-13: 978-3822824597
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #202,673 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is a beautiful and varied collection of artwork that glorifies, eroticizes, and celebrates the male body. It contains art (paintings, sculptures, etc.) from as early as the most ancient civilizations to as late as the present day, and from countries as far apart on the map as China and America. Even the subject matter is diverse, as the art covers everything from Greek mythology, to modern-day S&M, to, of course, the arrow-ridden body of St. Sebastian that no collection of homoerotic art could ever be complete without. My only complaint about this book is that the art is not categorized by year, country, or both. Not only would that make it easier to find specific artwork, but it would also be interesting to compare and contrast different cultures or see how the art has evolved. Still, if you're interested in the historical and artistic depiction of homosexuality and the male body, or if you just enjoy admiring beautiful artwork (and you don't mind the small size of the pictures), then this book is well worth the price.
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This is a nice collection of gay art from a broad range of styles, movements, and media. I highly recommend it if you are looking for a reference book on gay art or if you want to look up the pieces on Wikipedia to learn more about homo art history.
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I must first say that if your looking fir porn, this book is not for you. The book has wonderful photos of gay nude males from as far back as maybe the Roman days and even some newer art work. It is very well written and put together however it is not quite what I was looking for but for the price i'll put it into my library and maybe look through it from time to time.
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We have seen these same old prints to the nth degree!!! Acceptable for restroom reading/decoupage projects.
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