This month Taschen is publishing a new book by the American photographer Ralph Gibson featuring some of his best nudes. Deftly composed and subtly provocative, these dreamlike and abstract photographs take a refined approach to nudity. Gibson trained his lens on every part of the female body, from the hidden and intimate to the most obvious. Some parts of the body are overshadowed by the simple beauty of the texture of the skin. But some refuse to be eclipsed.
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