How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

The ideal male body today is convex biceps and six abs cubes. But the ideal male body was not always like this.

The project was done by Pittsburgh-based graphic designer and researcher Nikolai Lamm. He used 3D computer simulations to show how the ideal male shape has changed over the past 150 years.

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How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

1.1870s - Fat Club.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

2. Today, an unsportsmanlike figure may even indicate the low income and inability to go to the gym. But earlier, obese men were considered attractive, and, in general, being overweight spoke of abundance and abundance of food.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

3.330s - muscular mesomorph.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

4. An example is Clark Gable, an American actor, movie star, and sex symbol of the 1930s and 1940s.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

5. the 1960s - skinny rockers.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

6. Example, Mick Jagger. In the 1960s, beautiful bodies weren't that important. Young Americans and some not-so-young people relied on clothes and long hair rather than their bodies. This is how they expressed their individuality and sexuality.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

7. the 1980s - a mountain of muscle.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

8. Example - Arnold Schwarzenegger. In the 1970s, instead of expressing themselves in political activity and protest, as in the 1960s, young people are engaged in improving their bodies.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

9.From the 1990s to the present - the perfect body.

How the ideals of male beauty have changed over time

10. Example - Brad Pitt. It looks great but is not a mountain of muscle. He has great abs and muscular arms. And it is about such a figure that most men dream.

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