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NEW BOOK! BOB MIZER: AMG's 1000 MODEL DIRECTORY

June 22, 2016
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It’s Raining Men: Two volumes and two decades of top physique models...

Models of color have graced pages of 'Physique Pictorial' since its beginning

November 19, 2015
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Racial diversity has long been displayed in Bob Mizer’s “Physique Pictorial” – since the publication’s infancy, in fact. The increasing number of African-American models in the magazine, as well as Mizer’s own notations that......

Old Reliable Update: David Hurles & John Waters in NYC

March 26, 2010
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Raging hard-ons, sketchy prison tattoos, and junkies, junkies, junkies – they have all been represented in contemporary art, but never like this. Starting June 4, and continuing through June 26, David’s work will be on display at one......

Bob’s World “Best Book of the Century”

December 11, 2009
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Since it’s release two months ago, Bob’s World has created an unprecedented buzz around Bob Mizer’s super saturated color photographs. Over the past week alone, it’s popped up on the front page of Out, hit number one......

Beverly Hills Taschen Book Signing Photos

December 02, 2016
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Bob Mizer Foundation volunteer Art Adams shot these photos at the recent 1000 Model Directory book signing in Beverly Hills. Those pictured include Bob Mizer Foundation president Dennis Bell. photographer Michael Stokes, Scotty Bowers......

So what is experimental photography, anyway?

February 28, 2017
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Experimental photography is as old as the medium of photography itself. But the concept might be confusing for some who are new to the art. ...

Images feature nude soldiers at play during WWII

April 11, 2017
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While Bob Mizer was scouting California’s Muscle Beach, in search for the pinnacle of grinning, flexing pictures of masculinity, there were other men an entire world away who were stripping down for another purpose.  ...

Props, costumes added unique touch to Mizer's photos, films (Part I)

June 20, 2017
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Author’s note: This is the first in a two-part series detailing some of the props used by Bob Mizer in his movies throughout the years. Part II will run on our blog on Tuesday, June 27....

Update: A Look Inside the Growing Foundation

August 15, 2017
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The Bob Mizer Foundation's acquisition of 920 Larkin St. in downtown San Francisco last year was just the beginning of the next chapter in the organization's history. Now, the Foundation is moving its operations to its new location, moving......

BMF's 2017 holiday gift guide

December 12, 2017
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Whether you're small and lithe like an elf or round and jolly like the big man in red, the Bob Mizer Foundation has gifts with which to stuff your stocking this holiday season. ...

Did you know?: Physique Pictorial, vol. 44

March 12, 2018
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Physique Pictorial subscribers, the spring 2018 volume will be in your mailbox soon (and if you haven't yet bought vol. 44, you can do so in our online store). In the meantime, we thought you'd enjoy some trivia on the artists and models......

Babes in Dreamland: Masculinity in John Waters films, part I

April 25, 2018
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Author's note: This is the first in a two-part series on the portrayal of masculinity in the films of director John Waters. Part I covers "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," and "Desperate Living." ...