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The Homoerotic Photograph: Male Images from Durieu/Délacroix to Mapplethorpe

Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press, 1992
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0231075367
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102733



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in silver on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by George Platt Lynes, Herbert List, Minor White, Eugène Durieu, Robert Mapplethorpe, Brassaï, Bruce of L.A., F. Holland Day, Thomas Eakins, Peter Hujar, Duane Michals, Eadweard Muybridge, Herb Ritts, Edmund Teske, Arthur Tress, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Bruce Weber, et al. Text by Allen Ellenzweig. Foreword by George Stambolian. Includes biographical notes on the artists and an index. Designed by Jennifer Dossin. 232 pp., with 127 duotone illustrations. 12-1/4 x 10-5/8 inches.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "In The Homoerotic Photograph, Allen Ellenzweig reminds us that photography has persistently captured the male gaze upon other men. Gathered here are 127 beautiful and provocative photographs that reflect the wide-ranging history of male homoeroticism as revealed by the camera--amply suggesting spiritual, physical, and intellectual exchange between men. To accompany these images, Ellenzweig offers a detailed account of the multiple and complex meanings of the homoerotic, from the 1850s to today."