Tuesday, 20 May 2014

The Body in Black & White

From The Body: Photoworks of the Human Form by William A. Ewing (1994)

John Coplans
Self Portrait, 1984
Gelatin Silver Print

David Buckland
Torso III, 1979
Platinum Print

The Atrium: The Desbonnet Method, c1912
Modern Silver Print

Edmond Desbonnet (1867 – 1953) was a French academic and photographer who championed physical culture. He made physical education fashionable in belle époque France through the publication of fitness journals and by opening a chain of exercise clubs.

By North Utsire

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