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5 edition of Venus with biceps found in the catalog.

Venus with biceps

David L. Chapman

Venus with biceps

a pictorial history of muscular women

by David L. Chapman

  • 378 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Arsenal Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women athletes,
  • Women bodybuilders,
  • Women in popular culture,
  • Photography of women,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid L. Chapman & Patricia Vertinsky
    ContributionsVertinsky, Patricia Anne, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1219 .C472 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p. :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24888579M
    ISBN 101551523701
    ISBN 109781551523705
    LC Control Number2011379881


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It features a wealth of photographs, posters, line drawings. The book uses skeletal finds to explain how one human species overlapped with another. In addition, little-known anthropomorphic sculpture from the Paleolithic is presented to illustrate the physical evolution of man and aspects of prehistoric behavior similar to modern man, with a careful consideration of how human intelligence evolved.

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More information. Patricia Vertinsky is the author of The Eternally Wounded Woman ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 1 review, published ), Physical Culture, Power, and the /5(8).

An organization called Handicap International did just that, however, and fitted a replica of the Venus de Milo with a pair of 3D printed prosthetic arms. The goddess now stands with her right arm. Featuring some full-color and black-and-white illustrations, many never before published, Venus with Biceps is a beautiful and historically significant book about gender, image, social expectations, and female power.

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The Kirkus review found an excess of platitudes in the text, but also that Brown's "sexual frankness and flippant. Regardless, though Venus’ arms have been lost over the centuries, her eternal beauty remains intact. This art moment — a sampling of how we share our love of art in our tours — is an excerpt from the new, full-color coffee-table book, “Europe’s Top Masterpieces,” by Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw.

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