Synopses & Reviews
This is the first comprehensive study of homoeroticism and male homosexuality in the history of photography. Daguerre's invention of photography was quickly adapted by men as a gay art form.
Pierre Borhan provides a fast-paced overview of the principal themes in 19th-century homoerotic photography.
Olivier Saillard surveys the homoerotic urge in fashion photography, from layouts in Vogue and other fashion magazines to the tongue-in-cheek advertising campaigns of Calvin Klein and other fashion icons.
Gilles Mora has sought out rare and unpublished prints by such seminal photographers as Horst, Mapplethorpe, and Herb Ritts.
About the Author
Pierre Borhan is author of many publications including monographs on Dorothea Lange and André Kertész published in Europe and America.Olivier Saillard is the author and contributor to many books and reviews, including Vendome's Carried Away: All About Bags.Gilles Mora is a co-founder and former editorial director of Cahier de Photo, France's most celebrated photographic journal.