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Examining the history of homoeroticism in American art, the book surveys how the male body has been portrayed for the last century and a half. From the academic-style paintings of Thomas Eakins in the 19th century to Felix Gonzalez-Torres' conceptual works, in the 'age of AIDS.' This intriguing book by the well-known art historian highlights specific artists while illuminating the artistic and cultural contexts in which they worked. Includes images by, among others, George Bellows, Marsden Hartley, Paul Cadmus, Andy Warhol. Robert Mapplethorpe. 220 illus., 128 in full color. 208p.
- Format: Oversize Hardcover
- ISBN-13: 9780810958944
- Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc.
- Published: May 2005