Homoerotic photography & queer history
I love homoerotic photography! Particularly but not exclusively, homoerotic photography in black and white technique. I have the pleasure of presenting you with an impressive collection of homoerotic photography by @GhostVintage on Twitter.
Taken from the back cover of the 1966 publication of “Sicilian Boys” (original colour removed). Von Gloeden’s favoured model Pietro (around 1890) is posed in a highly erotic fashion which he was particularly successful in performing throughout his modelling career
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The Ancient Greek obsession regarding youth & in particular male beauty was based on its intrinsic meaning. Its purpose then possessed an active independent reality, not a nebulous quality that only came into being once it was discerned. Beauty was a psycho-physical parcel.
An early 1890s Von Gloeden
An early 1890s Von Gloeden taken in his garden whilst living in Posillipo, Naples, produced in a large format with a mysterious hazing effect, highlighting the emotional mood intended between an “Eromenos” & his dejected “Erates” (a romantic relationship in the Classical World)
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