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Author Crombie, Isobel.

Title Body culture : Max Dupain, photography and Australian culture, 1919-1939 / Isobel Crombie
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Images Publishing Group in association with National Gallery of Victoria, 2004


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Description 208 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents Creative effort -- Bad blood -- Natural selection has here created an almost new race -- '1 Russian = 1 German = 5 Australians' -- Are you an Australian apollo? -- The whiter your bread, the sooner you're dead -- Adoring the naked body -- Laughing gods in bathing costumes
Summary Max Dupain is regarded as one of Australia's most significant photographers. This book charts his work in relation to the impact in Australia of 'body culture', a broad ranging movement in the interwar period that was concerned with the revitalisation of the individual and the social body
Analysis Photographs (Australia)
Cultural studies
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 192-198
Subject Dupain, Max, 1911-1992.
Body image -- Social aspects -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Photography, Artistic -- History -- 20th century.
Human figure in art.
Photography, Artistic.
Eugenics -- Australia.
Body image -- Social aspects -- Australia -- 20th century.
Photographers -- Australia.
Art, Australian -- Themes, motives.
Art and society -- Australia.
Photography, Artistic -- 20th century.
Author Dupain, Max, 1911-1992.
National Gallery of Victoria.
LC no. 2005360529
ISBN 1920744568 :
Other Titles Max Dupain, photography and Australian culture