# 42519

"BRUCE OF LOS ANGELES" [BELLAS, Bruce] (1909 - 1974)

The male figure

$75.00 AUD

Volume thirty-six. Los Angeles : Bruce of Los Angeles, 1966. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 54, with photographic illustrations. Fine, uncirculated copy.

The thirty-sixth volume of a beefcake magazine first published in 1956, dedicated to the male figure by renowned photographer Bruce Bellas, who published under the name Bruce of Los Angeles. Bruce’s distinctive skill in styling his models with classical poses and dramatic lighting would influence later photographers such as Robert Mapplethorpe and Bruce Weber.