Most popular Human figures depicted in art books
The most popular Human figures depicted in art books currently available. Updated weekly.
The Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 calendar features stunning portraits of thirteen incredible women who have helped change the world. Illustrated by female artists from around the globe, the calendar captures the individual spirits of authors, scientists, activists, artists, athletes, and other heroic women-both past and present-who have pushed boundaries to expand options and encourage bigger dreams for girls and women everywhere.
No other 17th-century artist played the self-portrait game as extravagantly as the Dutchman Rembrandt. Spanning from his youth until just a year prior to his death, this unprecedented collection gathers the entirety of Rembrandt's self-portraiture in impeccable reproductions. The works are an intimate glimpse into the artist's lifelong self-...
Discover the full range of Tom's talent, from sensitive portraits and frank sexual pleasure to tender expressions of love and haunting tributes and young men struck down by AIDS. Essays on Tom's social and personal impact by Camille Paglia, John Waters, Armistead Maupin, Todd Oldham, and others, plus a scholarly analysis of individual drawings...
Unjustly concealed in museum vaults or censored archives, the sensual works in Erotica Universalis finally emerge from subterranean realms in a banquet for the imagination and a feast for the eye! This compendium of erotic arts voyages through history from Ancient Egypt to Ovid, Aretino to Dali, to bring you the fantasies, obsessions, and sheer...
A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection
This fresh edition of The Big Book of Pussy reframes not just the subject, but the format of this popular volume in the portable and affordable Bibliotheca Universalis size, meeting the needs of readers like the gentleman who commented on Amazon, "Who wants a two-ton Pussy Book being `exposed' for the mailman?" Complete with more than 400...
Drawing the Head for Artists teaches time-honored techniques for drawing the human head and portrait in charcoal, graphite, and other classic drawing mediums-from accomplished artist, veteran art instructor, and LucasArts alumnus Oliver Sin.
The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing and his clean, realist style.
Learn to draw the human figure with a two-step approach used by the biggest animation studios in the business with Figure Drawing for Artists.
Figure Drawing Methods for Artists demonstrates how figure in a particular posture can be assembled with a few key characteristic strokes.
Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration and animation industries.
"A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--
An exercise book that will challenge all levels of artist in their pursuit of a true likeness, letting them hone their own personal style and skills.
The story of the victorian model rumoured to be one of the subjects of Leighton's Flaming June, and the story of the painting itself.
Creating Professional Characters explores how top professional character designers develop engaging characters from the basic concepts outlined in production briefs.
Though he died aged 36, Toulouse-Lautrec's influence was immense, immortalizing the nightlife of the Belle Epoque and putting the Paris neighborhood of Montmartre on the global map of hedonist-creative hotspots. Walk through his world of singers, dancers, musicians, and prostitutes and discover an artist of great humanity, figurative skill, and...
A new title in the Collins 30-minute Series for the beginner painter, in a handy and attractive sketchbook format.
`Splendid ... a tour de force ... Its lucid prose, evocative illustrations and handsome production make it a joy to read and savour' Times Higher Education
The ultimate exercise book for any original, training the eye, the hand and the mind.
Paul Cezanne (1839 - 1906) painted almost 200 portraits, including twenty - six of himself and twenty - nine of his wife . This book presents twenty - four 'highlights' from a major international exhibition that explores the portraiture of this remarkable artist, whom both Matisse and Picasso called 'the father of us all'.
Featuring work across a range of media, from painting and sculpture to installation, video art and performance, this book examines the different roles played by the body in art, from being the subject of portraiture to becoming an active presence in live and participatory events.
Intimate portraits from one of the most innovative figurative artists of the twentieth century and the master of painted flesh.
This copiously illustrated book, by the ever-provocative Desmond Morris, is a pioneering and lively exploration of the importance of body language in how we understand art.
The complete adventures of Kake, Tom of Finland's dark-haired, mustached leatherman, who travelled the world on his motorcycle to spread the seeds of ecstatically explicit gay sex. See Tom's own personal fantasies lived out in these 26 episodes of mustaches, muscles and liberated libido, now some of the most famous cartoons in the history of...
A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw portraits of children and adults - and how to capture a likeness.
An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh's portraits and self- portraits--perhaps the work for which he is best known
Nobuyoshi Araki himself distills decades' worth of images down to 568 pages in this ultimate retrospective of his career. First published as a limited edition and now available as a TASCHEN standard edition with updated appendix, this intimate collection delves into Araki's work to showcase his best-known subjects: sensual, colorful flowers,...
The act of drawing has long been considered the foundation of an artistic education, and the life class essential to the formation of an artists style and technique. This book offers a thoughtful and beautifully illustrated survey of the most compelling and inventive drawings of the human form being produced.
Explores different formal ways of representing the passage of time and at the same time the unavoidable but marvellous stillness of portraits.
A fascinating look at how Elizabethan England was transformed by its interactions with cultures from around the world
Fetish artist Eric Stanton had a most particular and personal preference: strong, buxom, and leggy women dominating tied-up, handcuffed, and awestruck men. A titillating range of 20 comic strip fantasies, these timeless pictures offer an introduction to his universe of bondage, big breasts, and exquisite suffering.
Portrait Revolution showcases 450 portraits by 200 artists, in a wide variety of media from oil painting to iPad art, watercolour to ballpoint, linocut to mosaic.
'Fascinating essays ... Nochlin is a woman of learning and accomplishment' Andrea Dworkin
This volume brings together ground-breaking and intenselypersonal memoirs of Degas, by Moore, the first writer in Englishon Impressionism, and Sickert, one of the finest Englishfollowers of Degas.
The National Portrait Gallery in London houses a unique collection of famous faces from the late Middle Ages to the present day. This handsomely produced volume presents the highlights of that collection, featuring over 200 works and informative texts by the Gallery's Director and expert curators.
Unveil the extraordinary architecture of the human anatomy through centuries of artistic wisdom.
Released to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death.
This book, a sensuous evocation of images of the reclining nude, claims a female-identified pleasure in looking. Agnes Varda, Catherine Breillat, and Nan Goldin are re-imagining images of female beauty, display, (auto)eroticism, and intimacy. The reclining nude is compelling, for female-identified artists in the ethically adventurous, politically complex feminist issues it engages.
Exploration of the female pudendum just got a whole lot deeper. Slip on your red and blue anaglyph glasses and enter this intensely dimensional update on Dian Hanson's The Big Book of Pussy. Features 110 photographs, including many unique to this edition.