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Camille Anna Paglia
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Engrave this Quote The best introduction by far to representation of the human figure in art. The Nude is a beautifully written work of sophisticated connoisseurship that analyzes art in its own terms rather than imposing strident, politicized categories on it. It outlines the major body types, male and female, in Western art and, via a wealth of illustrations, trains the reader's eye to detect and evaluate proportion. This book reveres art
-Camille Anna Paglia, From an article for Women's Quarterly regarding Kenneth Clark's The Nude (1956), 2002 Tell a Friend


 


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