Written by Ben Cosgrove for LIFE.com. Pictures by John Dominis, originally published in LIFE magazine in 1963.
“Here are two adults — seemingly devoid of self-consciousness, comfortable in their own skins and clearly at ease with one another’s bodies — captured in postures recognizable to anyone over the age of, say, 21, who has enjoyed an intense emotional and physical relationship with another human being. In other words, these two people really, really like each other…With McQueen and Adams, through Dominis’s lens, we’re reminded of what sexual magnetism feels and looks like: unkempt, raw, real.”
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