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The Sexual Perspective: Homosexuality and Art in the Last 100 Years in the West
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(369 Pages) This ground-breaking work has been fully updated in detailing the painting, sculpture and photography of gay or lesbian artists. Set in the context of current issues Cooper makes a vital con tribution to debates on art, gender and sexuality.First published in 1986 to wide critical acclaim, The Sexual Perspective broke new ground by bringing together and discussing the painting, sculpture and photography of artists who were gay/lesbian/queer/bisexual. The lavishly illustrated new edition discusses the greater lesbian visibility within the visual arts and artist's responses to the AIDS epidemic. Emmanuel Cooper places the art in its artistic, social and legal contexts, making it a vital contribution to current debates about art, gender, identity and sexuality.
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  • Arts
  • Gay
  • History
  • Nonfiction
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N72.H64 C66 1994
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Emmanuel Cooper

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