1950’s iconic beefcake magazine PHYSIQUE PICTORIAL is relaunched

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  In the 1950’s censorship was so strict it was nigh on impossible to get your hands on naked men ……well, photos of them at least. That started to change in 1951 when American photographer Bob Mizer found a way around the legal restrictions by making his naked models use athletic and bodybuilding poses like in … Continue reading

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

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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