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2018

Famed artist joins BMF to help promote publication's relaunch


The Bob Mizer Foundation has added photographer, artist, model, and actor Ross Collab to its staff as a spokesman who will help promote the organization’s recent relaunch of Physique Pictorial. The Virginia-born Collab, profiled in volume 44 of the publication, recently released a video review of Physique Pictorial, the publication made famous by Bob Mizer and the Athletic......

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2018

Renowned photographer joins BMF’s advisory board


The Bob Mizer Foundation has added photographer, artist, editor and author Reed Massengill to its advisory board. The BMF advisory board, comprised of the Foundation’s managers, staff, and industry professionals, is the governing body of the organization, approving and overseeing operations, finances, acquisitions, events, growth, archival matters, and other projects. Board members meet......

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2018

Physique Pictorial Volume 44, Available for Pre-Order


The Bob Mizer Foundation is proud to announce the publication of Physique Pictorial, volume 44. The new Spring quarterly is slated for release in early March 2018....

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2017

PosingStrap.TV, a new platform for researching Mizer's film work


The Bob Mizer Foundation is proud to announce its completion and launch of a video streaming service that allows viewing of vintage physique films on its website, phones, and smart TVs. The Bob Mizer Foundation holds the world’s largest repository of original moving images documenting the twentieth century underground male physique photographic movement. The service and website,......

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2017

Bob Mizer’s Physique Pictorial has returned


In commemoration of the passing of male physique photographer Bob Mizer 25 years ago on May 12, 1992, the Bob Mizer Foundation is proud to announce that it will relaunch his groundbreaking and controversial magazine, Physique Pictorial, this summer. Mizer founded Physique Pictorial in 1951 in order to showcase his growing portfolio of models – flexing muscle men both in costume and out, set......

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