These strapping lads and lasses were the Russian physical ideal. Deineka's provocative male nudes conflict with Russia's contemporary antigay views.
Koch's society paintings grow more charming as time passes, but his paintings of handsome nudes reveal a more intriguing point of view.
Uriarte's simply presented concept reveals much about gender identity and roles.
Perhaps only accidentally homoerotic, Lilien's pursuit of a handsome Jewish ideal manifested in beautiful art nouveau drawings of men.
Hortelano-Pi brings his earthy, human touch to ceramics, video, and social media.
Trullo casts a wickedly humorous eye on the grand themes: religion, mythology, and fine art.
Hellu's series "Guardians of the Golden Gate" mingles cosplay, heroism, and self-expression in the City by the Bay.
Brian Moss is allowed into the inner sanctum of muscle culture to capture images after the posing stops.
More like still lifes than figure studies, Sousa's lads have an Edwardian tilt to their top hats.
Cowboys, pirates, ripped shirts, and bondage. It's a small wonder that Baumhofer's illustrations for pulp magazines ignited the fantasies of a generation of gay men.
Ashley Kolodner's series of pictures, 'GayFace,' is deceptively simple and straightforward. But start flipping though the images and you will see the contemporary LGBT world staring back at you.
Ohrem-Leclef juxtaposes images from two different isolated male communities to reveal similarities.
Was Thoma gay? How many fauns, satyrs, and lonely naked guys on the beach can you depict before your own art outs you?
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