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Beautiful man, but a near prudish book
on October 16, 2011
In this day and age, with the abundance of books showing the male figure, I'm surprised, and frankly disappointed, that this book contains no full frontal nudity. Early in the book Gandy compares himself to the David by Michelangelo and then you see him standing in a similar pose, with his genitalia fully blacked out. It looks ridiculous. What's the hangup? I"m not asking for pornography, but at least an honest presentation. I would prefer a fig leaf to the black void in this particular photograph.
He's a beautiful man, I like the casual writing of the book but the prudish, puritan almost, nature of the photo selection is disappointing.
The runway shots are predictable and the Klein group shots are boring. The paparazzi shots are unnecessary, why in red?