The Coffee Table Read

Nude

Another stunning book from TASCHEN (that we're sure you'll read for the articles).

Have you ever felt like nudity (and the photography of nudity) needs to be respected as the art form it truly is? Of course you have. That's why you need a book like this one in your life.

Ralph Gibson started out taking pictures while he was in the US Navy back in the '50s. He then started assisting Dorothea Lange and Robert Frank, before starting his own New York based studio. His latest book, the ronseal-titled 'Nude' focuses on his best work, combining a collection of his images with an interview with painter Eric Fischl.

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Which, we're sure, is the sole reason you'll be purchasing this book.

Ralph Gibson, Nude (TASCHEN) is out now - £44.99