ISBN: 0415032792, 9780415032797
This is an illustrated history of the male nude in photography from the beginnings of the medium through to the 90s. Through a combination of art criticism and photographic essay, the book addresses the issues and prejudices surrounding representation of the male nude in different cultural and historical contexts. With over 250 photographs by artists such as Robert Mapplethorpe and Annie Liebovitz, "Fully Exposed" is a study of how western societies react to and seek to control the challenges of the naked male body. Some of the photographers that are featured include: Lea Andrews, Diane Arbus, Jean Francios Bauret, Imogen Cunningham, Frank Eugene, Bernard Faucon, Duggis Fields, Yvonne Gregory, Annie Liebovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Angus McBean, Duane Michals, George Platt Lynes, Arthur Tress and Bruce Weber.
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