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Objects of Desire: The Eroticism of Touch
     

Objects of Desire: The Eroticism of Touch

by Hans-Jurgen Dopp
 

Since humans first began thinking creatively—as opposed to merely procreatively—about sex, men and women have spiced up their love lives with this and that. Every civilization has come up with its own sex objects and sex toys. From rudimentarily fashioned objects to the most exquisite ivory carvings of the Far East, eroticism has found expression in a

Overview

Since humans first began thinking creatively—as opposed to merely procreatively—about sex, men and women have spiced up their love lives with this and that. Every civilization has come up with its own sex objects and sex toys. From rudimentarily fashioned objects to the most exquisite ivory carvings of the Far East, eroticism has found expression in a multitude of different forms, all displayed here. The beauty and craftsmanship of these artistic masterpieces bear striking witness to the powers of generation in every culture throughout history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859958155
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Ill Series
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 12.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Dopp taught for a number of years at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, where he held a chair of psychoanalytical interpretation, as well as the cultural history of erotic art. For the past thirty years, he has been an avid collector of erotic art and has gained international recognition through various exhibitions and publications.

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