John Palatinus “Beefcake” Photographer

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Way before Mapplethorpe was around and photographing provocative male-physique poses, there were a handful of photographers surreptitiously doing some rather stunning work.  John Palatinus was one of them and back in the 1950’s his images of men posing in straps or nude were published in a few bodybuilding magazines such as Tomorrows Men which were … Continue reading



Mariano Vivanco : Portraits Nudes Flowers

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Peruvian photographer Mariano Vivanco’s stunning new book  ‘Portraits Nudes Flowers’ features highlights of his last ten years of work.  This celebrated genius with the camera has been shooting with some of fashion’s major big hitters and in fact the foreword  to this beautiful collection that includes some spectacularly sensuous nudes is by Domenico Dolce & … Continue reading



Alexis Ruiseco : Reinas

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After being bowled over by Alexis Rusieco’s work in an interview in this months VICE magazine, we rushed over to his website to check out more of his stunning photographs.  This Cuban queer artist/performer/photographer started this series called Reinas (Queens) in Miami before he migrated to Brooklyn to continue the project and collect a BFA … Continue reading




Richard Avedon : Moving Image

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Visionaire Magazine’s co-founding editors Cecilia Dean and James Kaliardos have curated a new exhibit ‘Richard Avedon — Moving Image‘ as part of New York Fashion Week.  Held at Cadillac House, a new public space that’s located on the ground floor of the brand’s New York headquarters at 330 Hudson Street, the uniqueness of this exhibition is that … Continue reading



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