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100 Artists of the Male Figure: A Contemporary Anthology of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture

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100 Artists of the Male Figure: A Contemporary Anthology of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture

Eric J. Gibbons . Introduction by Grady Harp

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Images of the classical female figure are more prevalent in the contemporary figurative art world, as the nude male has been shunned as too potent or treated as a sex symbol. This book bravely showcases works by male and female artists from around the world that focus on this classic subject. Painting, drawings, and sculptures display broad and varied styles, including portraiture, studies, Pop Art, abstract, and photorealism. Read each artist’s approach to the male figure through candid personal statements. Nearly 400 works capture masculine beauty in many styles. This resource brings balance to the figurative art world and is an ideal reference for artists, curators, dealers, students, and collectors.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 375+ color images | 256 pp
ISBN13: 9780764336935 | Binding: hard cover

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E. Gibbons studied art in the United States and Osaka, Japan, and has exhibited around the world. He is the resident artist and owner of the Firehouse Gallery in Bordentown, New Jersey.