A new Exhibit is celebrating “Physique Pictorial” Bob Mizer’s legendary magazine that pioneered naked male photography

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  Bob Mizer was a legendary photographer and filmmaker who, in the mid-20th century,  focused on images of naked male physiques pushing the boundaries of homoerotic content. He photographed thousands of men, building a collection that includes nearly two million different images and thousands of films and videotapes.  He established the influential studio, the Athletic Model … Continue reading

Bob Mizer’s Beefcake (NSFW)

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The legendary photographer Bob Mizer’s career really took off in 1947 when he was convicted of the unlawful distribution of obscene material through the US mail. He had always been one who was known for pushing boundaries in his work, and in an era when the mere suggestion of male nudity was not only frowned upon but … Continue reading

From the archives of Bob Mizer’s famed PHYSIQUE PICTORIAL

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  Photographer BOB MIZER’s Physique Pictorial may have been founded in 1945  but the atheistic in his stunning images of American photography are just as relevant today.  His studio in Pico-Union was known as the Athletic Model Guild (AMG) and that was where he made erotic photographs of muscular men and bodybuilders.       … Continue reading

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