What people are saying about The Box...
"It’s a daring and contradictory approach to art." - QX Magazine
"Amato sensually unpacks themes of isolation, desire, conflict and empowerment through images of men in intimate poses." - Out.com
"...explores issues of sexuality in thought-provoking portraits..." - New York Daily News
"It’s not often you see a photo series that takes your breath away." - Gay Times, UK
"‘The Box’ is a stunning, emotionally impactful commentary about the state of contemporary gay men." - littlegayblog.com
"Ron Amato launches his gorgeous new collection of male nudes, featuring men of different ages, races and backgrounds coming together in spare, intimate conditions." - Time Out, NY
"The book represents evolution in the history of physique photography, one in which the male nudes are affectionately intertwined — not what you'd have seen in the classic beefcake magazines of yore." - boyculture.com
"Like classic sculpture, his male images beg you to examine them: Beautiful, sensual, powerful and yet like those classic sculptures of antiquity, oddly chaste." - Edge Media
"The first thing readers will notice when they peruse The Box, Ron Amato's striking new photobook of male nudes, is the age diversity of the models. All the models share one common trait: a confident sensuality that comes from deep within. " - Bay Area Reporter
"His photographs are powerful and really speak for themselves, he is one of those rare artists, who needs little explanation about interpreting his works." - Rage Monthly
Hear what Ron and the models say about "The Box"