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Strongman: Vintage Photos of a Masculine Icon

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Publisher Comments:

We don't expect our icons to have interior lives. And yet here are images that tell stories, human stories, without compromising the iconic nature of their subjects. The men in Sailor somehow manage to be simultaneously real and unreal, ordinary guys elevated into myth by extraordinary circumstances. The men of Strongman strike self-conscious poses, but the photographs are anything but artificial, even the anonymous hunks pumping iron in the backyard, behaves as if under a spotlight. The camera captures the honesty and intensity of a body that displays itself.

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FINALIST for the 2002 Lambda Literary Award in Photography/Visual Arts!

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571781093
Author:
Mainardi, Robert
Publisher:
Council Oak Books
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Portraits
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Portraits
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
6.25 x 4 in

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