Manifestations of Venus: Art and Sexuality

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Manchester University Press, 2000 - Art - 233 pages
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This volume takes as its starting point the recurrent motif of the figure of Venus and the associated picture of Cupid in Western art from the Renaissance to the present day, and uses it to raise issues of art, gender and sexuality.
 

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Contents

Introducing Venus
1
The seductions of antiquity
24
Deco Venus
142

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About the author (2000)

Caroline Arscott is Lecturer in 19th-century British Art and Katie Scott is Lecturer in Early Modern French Art and Architecture, both at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

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