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Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989. Lisa Lyon, around the time she won the first women's professional body-building contest in the modern era. Born in L.A.--and a UCLA graduate--Lyon struck a balance between well-defined muscularity and feminine grace. Later, Lyon became a favorite subject of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Photograph dated August 2, 1979.
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 30 cm. Photographic prints