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Monday, November 03, 2003
So what is the average centerfold?
This is a really interesting use of the concept of "average".
The photographs in this suite are the result of mean averaging every Playboy centerfold foldout for the four decades beginning Jan. 1960 through Dec. 1999. This tracks, en masse, the evolution of this form of portraiture.
Here's the 90s, as a sample:

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