Wonderful images of bodybuilders photographed in black and white by Robert Mapplethorpe, Annie Leibovitz in the 1980s and by Chris Floyd in 2002.
Andreas Cahling, Swedish bodybuilder, photographed by Robert Mapplethorpe in California 1980. (Christies)
Lisa Lyon photographed by Robert Mapplethorpe. From the book Lady Lisa Lyon, published in 1983. ISBN-13: 9780670430123
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Malibu, California, 1988, photographed by Annie Leibovitz. (Vanity Fair)
Elizabeth Jagger & Bodybuilder 3 (in the eighties they had more respect for the bodybuilder they had names and everybody knew who they were). New York City, 2002. Photographed by Chris Floyd. (Surface Magazine)