From Miss Rosen’s article about Jim French for Another Man:

Speaking over the phone from his home in Palm Springs, French’s husband, Jeffery Turner, reveals more about his approach to art. “Jimmy did not think of his work as pornography. He thought of it as physique art or art of the male human figure. The male nude is an erotic image, while the female nude is considered an artistic image but that is a new idea. We have always considered the male nude a high subject for art. That everyone today sees it as pornography is unfortunate. We’re still afraid of the penis. The most powerful image maybe in Western society is still powerful – and it is shocking.”

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