Body of Art Book

€45

Description

The first book to celebrate the beautiful and provocative ways artists have represented, scrutinized and utilized the body over centuries.


Examines art through that most accessible and relatable lens: the human body.


There are no directly comparable titles in the market; this is the only book to examine the subject in such depth and scope.


Diverse and multi-cultural, it explores the manifestations of the body through time, cultures and media.


Visually arresting, this book will surprise, inspire and inform art lovers everywhere.


Over 400 artists featured: works range from 11,000 BC hand stencils in Argentine caves to videos and performances by contemporary artists such as Marina Abramovic, Joan Jonas and Bruce Nauman.


Follows in the tradition of bestsellers such as The Story of Art , The Art Book, The Photography Book, and 30,000 Years of Art.

Size Guide

Size: 305 x 238 mm (12 x 9 3/8 in)


Pages: 440 pp


Illustrations: 440 illustrations


ISBN: 9780714869667

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  • Phaidon
    • Founders
      Dr Bela Horovitz & Ludwig Goldscheider
    • Origin
      Vienna
  • Founded in 1923, Phaidon has a long tradition and distinguished history as an art book publisher. Today, Phaidon is recognised worldwide for publishing fine art books with the highest-quality content, innovative design and superb illustration.

  • The publisher of famous titles such as The Art Book and The Story of Art, Phaidon now publishes books across the topics of art, architecture, photography, design, performing arts, fashion, film and travel.