For twelve months, the Paris photographer Laura Stevens transformed her bed into a stage set for a series of portraits, and more than fifty unnamed men agreed to pose nude on a single white sheet. In most cases, she had never met her subject prior to the shoot, but after some tea and conversation, a new collaboration was born. What motivated you to embark on this project? I find this reductive and too subjective, and I wanted to engage in finding my own way of looking at and portraying the man.
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That's not what this post is about. However, there is considerably less information for those looking for a glimpse of full frontal male nudity. This is especially surprising considering the amount of full-frontal nudity that exists in Hollywood films, and the caliber of the many actors who have shown off their little guy on the big screen: Richard Gere, Kevin Bacon and Jason Segel, to name just a few. There are also those actors who seem to actively seek out roles that require them to drop trou. There are actors such as Michael Fassbender and Vincent Gallo whose members become more famous than the films in which they star. But the actors attached to them were brave enough to bare all and for that, we salute them. Video produced by Amber Genuske and Oliver Noble. US Edition U. News U. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes.
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In , when Marilyn Monroe was just 23 and a struggling actress, she posed nude for a photographer, and the resulting nude pinup, now famous, made its way into a calendar in Playboy used one of the images for its first issue, in December Swiss actress Ursula Andress, shown here in the white bikini that dropped a million jaws in her performance as Honey Rider in the James Bond flick "Dr. No," cashed in with a photo layout in the June issue of Playboy. Although this isn't exactly nude, it's nude enough to land on this list. Back in Christina Aguilera could do no wrong, and in honor of her new album "Stripped," she posed for Rolling Stone clothed in nothing but a guitar and meshy boots.
Playgirl is an American magazine that features general interest articles, lifestyle and celebrity news, in addition to nude or semi-nude men. In the s and s, the magazine printed monthly and was marketed mainly to women , although it had a significant gay male readership. The magazine was founded in  by Douglas Lambert during the height of the feminist movement as a response to erotic men's magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse that featured similar photos of women. In Lambert sold Playgirl to Ira Ritter who took over as publisher.