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Body: the photography book

by  Nathalie Herschdorfer / Francisca Garvie

Description

The body remains a battleground. Politicized, conceptualized and increasingly shared, our often-paradoxical relationship with the human form is nothing new, but finds itself heightened in the digitised, virtualised era of the "post-industrial" body. No longer a tool but a work-in-progress, our bodily expectations bound from fantasy to reality, beauty to tyranny, art to commerce and curiosity to obsession, leaving us dreaming of other bodies and alternate lives. Surveying a range of over 360 photographic representations from the worlds of art, fashion, scientific and vernacular photography - including the work of Nobuyoshi Araki, Bettina Rheims, Lauren Greenfield, Viviane Sassen, Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Daido Moriyama, Sally Mann, Pieter Hugo and Juergen Teller, Solve Sundsbo and Daniel Sannwald - Body: The Photography Book explores what our imaging of the human form, and the ways in which those images have been used and shared, might reflect of our relationship to the body. Supporting the broad range of photography is a foreword by a cultural critic, and an essay by the acclaimed psychologist Professor David Sander, PhD., discussing the neurological representation of our own bodies

Table Of Contents

  • Nathalie Hershdorfer
  • Nathalie Hershdorfer
  • David Sander
  • All the states of the body / Physique
  • Alter ego
  • Constructions
  • Mutations
  • Mind and body / Celebration
  • Flesh
  • Love

Subject

Pictorial works / Photography of the nude / Portrait photography / Human body

Details

Published New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2019
Language English
Material 431 p.
ISBN 0500021589 / 9780500021583
Location
In Process - AIS D.C. in Transit

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