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Most popular Human figures depicted in art books

The most popular Human figures depicted in art books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 Square Wall Calendar
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.
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Lunch with the FT: A Second Helping
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Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth 1922 - 1968
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Rembrandt. The Self-Portraits
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-...
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Anatomy for the Artist
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Tom of Finland XXL
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...
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Erotica Universalis
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...
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BP Portrait Award 2019
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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body
A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection
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Dian Hanson's Pussy Book
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...
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Drawing the Head for Artists: Techniques for Mastering Expressive Portraiture
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.
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Figure Drawing for All it's Worth
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.
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Figure Drawing for Artists: Making Every Mark Count
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.
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Figure Drawing Methods for Artists: Over 130 Methods for Sketching, Drawing, and Artistic Discovery
Figure Drawing Methods for Artists demonstrates how figure in a particular posture can be assembled with a few key characteristic strokes.
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Creating Stylized Characters
Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration and animation industries.
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Women Who Read Are Dangerous
"A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--
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Portrait Sketchbook: Learn the art of drawing from the masters
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.
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Flaming Dene
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.
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Morpho: Simplified Forms: Anatomy for Artists
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Creating Characters for the Entertainment Industry: Develop Spectacular Designs from Basic Concepts
Creating Professional Characters explores how top professional character designers develop engaging characters from the basic concepts outlined in production briefs.
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Toulouse-Lautrec
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...
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Collins 30 Minute People in Watercolour
A new title in the Collins 30-minute Series for the beginner painter, in a handy and attractive sketchbook format.
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Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits
`Splendid ... a tour de force ... Its lucid prose, evocative illustrations and handsome production make it a joy to read and savour' Times Higher Education
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Nude Sketchbook: Learn the art of drawing from the masters
The ultimate exercise book for any original, training the eye, the hand and the mind.
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Cezanne Portraits
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'.
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Body in Contemporary Art
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.
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Charles White: Black Pope
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Super Sweet Girls
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Lucian Freud: Monumental
Intimate portraits from one of the most innovative figurative artists of the twentieth century and the master of painted flesh.
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Postures: Body Language in Art
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.
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100 Fashion Icons
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Tom of Finland. The Complete Kake Comics
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...
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Art of Drawing: Drawing Portraits: Faces and Figures
A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw portraits of children and adults - and how to capture a likeness.
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100 Writers
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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh
An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh's portraits and self- portraits--perhaps the work for which he is best known
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Araki by Araki
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,...
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Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art
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.
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Hockney's Portraits and People
Explores different formal ways of representing the passage of time and at the same time the unavoidable but marvellous stillness of portraits.
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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies
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Helmut Newton: Portraits
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Elizabethan Globalism - England, China and the Rainbow Portrait
A fascinating look at how Elizabethan England was transformed by its interactions with cultures from around the world
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Stanton. The Dominant Wives and Other Stories
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.
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Portrait Revolution: Inspiration, Tips and Techniques for Creating Portraits from the Artists of Julia Kay's Portrait Party
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.
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Representing Women
'Fascinating essays ... Nochlin is a woman of learning and accomplishment' Andrea Dworkin
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Memories of Degas
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.
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National Portrait Gallery: A Portrait of Britain
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.
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Anatomy Sketchbook
Unveil the extraordinary architecture of the human anatomy through centuries of artistic wisdom.
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Leonardo da Vinci Sketchbook
Released to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death.
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Reclining Nude: Agnes Varda, Catherine Breillat, and Nan Goldin
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.
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Big Book of Pussy 3D
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.