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13 Years of Bondage by Rick Castro

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13 YEARS OF BONDAGE: The Photography of Rick Castro is a handsomely produced and stimulating collection of duotone plates by photographer/filmmaker Rick Castro. This hardcover monograph consists features 105 images- primarily male nudes - most in bondage or in a fetishized context - photographed between1990 and 2003.

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Those familiar with Castro's evocative erotic images can attest to their celebration of the whimsical, passionate and essentially fluid nature of desire. Street hustlers from Los Angeles' famed Santa Monica Boulevard, intricately bound with leather and rope, and being the primary subjects of Castro's lens since the early 90s, populate a good part of this volume. Castro has taken these "unsung, decadent idols" from the street and portrayed them to reflect his vision. 13 YEARS OF BONDAGE takes us on an aesthetic, cultural and social journey through a "road-less-travelled" in contemporary sexual culture. Castro's images not only challenge, but offers a gaze that celebrates all kinds of sensuality.

Includes intro by Chuck Renslow

Essays by Edward Lucie Smith, Catherine Johnson and Mark Christopher Harvey

Available in two versions: hardcover or a handsome slipcase hardcover with a signed, limited edition print. Last picture in listing os of the print. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rick Castro

Rick Castro is an independent filmmaker & photographer living and working in Los Angeles. Rick's photographs and films explore the wide world of fetish and the fringes of sex culture. CASTRO, a monograph of his early work, was published in 1990 by the Tom of Finland Foundation. Rick self-published his own successful zine, THE BONDAGE BOOK, throughout the 90's. His films HUSTLER WHITE and PLUSHIES & FURRIES have won critical acclaim and continue to screen to enthusiastic audiences. Rick Castro's Photographs exhibit in galleries and institutions worldwide.

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