#Inspiration

FOCUS ON Photographer Ben McNutt

December 15, 2015
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Ben McNutt is a young photographer who focuses his camera on one of Bob's favorite subjects, wrestling. As a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Ben presented his thesis in the form of a photography show that paired his......

FOCUS ON Experimental Photographer Joni Sternbach

September 27, 2014
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Another look at experimental photography, another way to stay creative in an ever-digital photo world where everything is "created" for you at the touch of a digital button on your phone. Another inspiration for the 1st......

Physique Inspiration 0003

May 09, 2009
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At Left: Juwa Lavonce by Bob MizerAt Right: Sam Scott Schiavo’s tribute to AMG featuring Tuscan Sailor, Alessio...

Physique Inspiration 0002

May 09, 2009
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True to Form by Willy Vanderperre from the Spring 2009 Issue of VMan. Thanks to Russbrent for the link....

Physique Inspiration

January 29, 2009
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Everybody knows that Bob Mizer was the King of Beefcake. He was a pioneer in the world of gay photography, and an unwitting champion of gay rights. For many men, publications like Mizer’s Physique Pictorial were the only......

Calvin Klein, AMG Enthusiast?

February 02, 2007
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Could it be true? Did Calvin Klein really draw inspiration from AMG to create one of the most controversial ad campaigns in recent history? In Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Text-Reader, the authors, Gail Dines, Jean M......

Focus on: Photographer Mark Christopher

November 18, 2016
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The Bob Mizer regularly profiles experimental photographers in order to fulfill part of its mission statement. This week, we feature a Q&A with Bay Area photographer Mark Christopher, who cites Mizer himself among his artistic......

Focus on: Photographer Warren Giddarie

March 14, 2017
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Like the other male physique photographers who came before him, Warren Giddarie appreciates a perfect body and handsome face. ...

Macfadden was the father of physique culture at turn of century

August 22, 2017
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Author’s note: This is the first part of a three-part series on bodybuilder and health advocate Bernarr Macfadden. Look for part II on our blog next Tuesday, Aug. 29. ...

Columnist lays bare our fascination with men in uniform

September 05, 2017
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By Andrew Barnhill...