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Pornographics - The Shame of Our Art Museums

£19.99

Product description

The book has white plastic covered boards and spine with the book title and author's name on the front cover in black script. The spine has the main book title (without sub-title) and the author's and publisher's names also in black script. The publisher's name stated (Roger Schlesinger) is believed to be part of the indicated publisher inside the book, Random House. The front board also includes a painting by Modigliani entitled "Nude on a Cushion", which is "clothed" by a red dress on a plastic overlay. The overlay forms part of the front board. Opening the book takes away the first overlay to reveal the naked breasts. Taking away the second overlay on the title page reveals more naked body while taking away the third overlay reveals the fully naked "original" painting. There are several other examples of paintings by famous artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Da Vinci and Manet that have plastic overlays. In some cases, the "false" clothing is applied with the aid of paper mechanics where pulling or lifting tabs reveals the original nude artwork, for example in the statue of Venus de Milo. The book shows no bumping to corners nor any shelf wear. The hinges are in good condition. The pages are reasonably well cut, especially considering that they have to hide paper mechanical details between two leaves. Two examples of plastic overlaid paintings are scanned together with two examples of art works using paper mechanics. All of the plastic overlays and paper mechanics are in good working condition with no damage.

Item details

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Dan Greenburg
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
193 x 140 x 12 mm (approx)
Edition:
Not stated (c1969)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
20
Publisher:
Roger Schlesinger (Random House)
Title:
Pornographics - The Shame of Our Art Museums

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The book has white plastic covered boards and spine with the book title and author's name on the front cover in black script. The spine has the main book title (without sub-title) and the author's and publisher's names also in black script. The publisher's name stated (Roger Schlesinger) is believed to be part of the indicated publisher inside the book, Random House. The front board also includes a painting by Modigliani entitled "Nude on a Cushion", which is "clothed" by a red dress on a plastic overlay. The overlay forms part of the front board. Opening the book takes away the first overlay to reveal the naked breasts. Taking away the second overlay on the title page reveals more naked body while taking away the third overlay reveals the fully naked "original" painting. There are several other examples of paintings by famous artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Da Vinci and Manet that have plastic overlays. In some cases, the "false" clothing is applied with the aid of paper mechanics where pulling or lifting tabs reveals the original nude artwork, for example in the statue of Venus de Milo. The book shows no bumping to corners nor any shelf wear. The hinges are in good condition. The pages are reasonably well cut, especially considering that they have to hide paper mechanical details between two leaves. Two examples of plastic overlaid paintings are scanned together with two examples of art works using paper mechanics. All of the plastic overlays and paper mechanics are in good working condition with no damage.

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Dan Greenburg
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
193 x 140 x 12 mm (approx)
Edition:
Not stated (c1969)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
20
Publisher:
Roger Schlesinger (Random House)
Title:
Pornographics - The Shame of Our Art Museums

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This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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