From Miss Rosen’s article for Another Man:

In the early 20th century, a new archetype emerged: the red-blooded American male. Young and fit, his athletic form exploded in fitness manuals and physique magazines, high school yearbooks and sports photography – becoming an ideal for many to aspire to, or simply admire.

Throughout his career, American photographer Luke Smalley (1955-2009) took this figure to new heights by exploring the playful and sensual side of the masculine – something that is beautifully illustrated in ClampArt’s new exhibition, Exercise at Home, which comes just over ten years since these images were taken.

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