Bob Mizer’s Two-Volume “AMG: 1000 Model Directory”

Editor Dian Hanson whittles down over 250,000 images for Taschen's seductive new offering

Taschen’s forthcoming “Bob Mizer. AMG: 1000 Model Directory” two-volume tome is far more than a collection of over 1000 hunky, near-nude bodybuilders and celebrities. (Though, that’s definitely part of the allure.) Within both volumes, one bears witness to the incredibly important works of photographer Bob Mizer. Back along Muscle Beach in Venice, California, Mizer began snagging imagery of handsome men and soon founded both the …