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Description: Arcadia
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Description: Thomas Eakins: The Heroism of Modern Life
FROM HIS earliest years Eakins had been drawn to music, the most fleeting and intangible of experiences. Throughout a career that brought him perhaps more than his share of public affronts...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.115-143
Description: Indecent Exposures: Eadweard Muybridge’s Animal Locomotion Nudes
~Upon arriving in Philadelphia in the spring of 1884, Muybridge began his work by photographing animals in an outdoor studio he set up at Philadelphia’s Zoological Garden. Ultimately, his outdoor studio for human subjects in the enclosure of the university’s Veterinary Department would...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.35-75
Description: Thomas Eakins: Art, Medicine, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia
Thomas Eakins’ artistic methods never have been the subject of much debate. The artist created preparatory drawings, photographic studies, oil sketches, and modellos that survive in preparation for finished works, and he wrote a lengthy manuscript on perspective that carefully explains his approach to the formulation of pictorial space. The surfaces of his finished works rarely hide the marks of brushes, palette knives, carving tools, pencil, or wash. In addition to the self-evident process in …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.86-125

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