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Photos | Colorful, Energetic, & Sexy Photos from the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco

Photos | Colorful, Energetic, & Sexy Photos from the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco

  Vibrant color, dance, music and celebration poured into the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District for the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco. Age, gender, race, had no boundaries and I like to think I caught a few special moments. Enjoy and share my photographs below. The History of Carnaval San Francisco On February 25th, 1979, a

A Memorial Day Weekend Reminder From Artist Hanksy

Street artist Hanksy has been killing it this year artistically and politically  Hanks has reminded us the unflattering truth about Memorial Day Weekend with new pieces that he pasted up around Manhattan. The four pieces are a little darker than his typical work—he explained to us this morning: “At 19 my grandfather was liberating France during World War

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“DRIFT” Sculptural Furniture Is Inspired by Glaciers

  Comprised of several sculptural pieces, “DRIFT” derives its inspiration from the natural landscape. Motivational sources include the Grand Canyon, where layers of earth helped form the basis of Mastrangelo’s sand-cast works, and Patagonia, where “DRIFT” borrows its glacial-inspired color palette. Each piece in the collection – which includes a sofa, coffee table, mirror, bench

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Colorful Stacked Rocks in the Las Vegas Desert

  Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has launched his latest exhibition, titled “Seven Magic Mountains.” In this case, mountains are actually denoted by stacks of colorful rocks, placed at equal distance from one another. Located in the Las Vegas desert, the installation – which conjures the art of rock balancing to create transient sculptures – is a collaboration between the


“Curios” | Artist Scott G Brooks New Paintings at New Exhibit in Brunswick Australia |

Artist Scott G Brooks tells me that he is “happy to have 6 new paintings in this exhibit at beinArt Gallery in Brunswick Australia. The guys that modeled for me are all friends and part of the DC and Baltimore gay community. Curio is defined as a rare, unusual, or intriguing object, and I think all these handsome

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Homocats’ “Step Your Pussy Up!” Art Show | NYC

  Christopher Stout Gallery, New York is proud to present Brooklyn-based artist J. Morrison’s HOMOCATS: STEP YOUR PUSSY UP! at their NYC gallery exhibition. J. Morrison first created the HOMOCATS during a 2010 residency at the Anderson Ranch in Colorado. Morrison’s new site-specific installation features wallpaper, screenprints, and related multiples that explore both the abundance

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Contemporary Photographers Feature “New Africa” Art Show in Brooklyn

“A new exhibition brings together work by six photographers from Africa and its diaspora, including Kristin-Lee Moolman” New African Photography is staged in collaboration with Nataal, a global media brand that celebrates contemporary African fashion, music, arts, and society, and comes closely in the wake of A Short, Pleasurable Journey which showcased 51 photographs by acclaimed photographer and Dazed contributor Jamie

“In the Power of Your Care” | AIDS Artists New York Exhibit on Health Care

“In the Power of Your Care” will be on view at The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, until Aug. 12. Click here for more information on the exhibition and the artists. The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is pleased to announce In the Power of Your Care, an exhibition about health and health care as a

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Connect the Dot Porn Art T-Shirt Designs by London-Based Designer | T’aint by Ashish

  “I wanted to combine my two favourite things; sex and fashion!“, said London-based designer Ashish, explaining the thought process behind his new project, a selection of T-shirts under the provocative name of T’aint by Ashish. Featuring flocked prints of pornographic imagery illustrated in a playful dot- to-dot format, the designs can easily be worn without the fear

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Berlin | “The 2 of Us” Book/Film Launch – Flesh, Skin & Blood Are Artist’s Palette

   Save the date for the book and film launch of Jon John´s THE 2 OF US! On Thursday April 28, 2016 at 8pm with DJ Julius Petit for the beats. Screenings will continue the 29th and 30th 1pm-7pm @Rise Berlin. Jon John – co-founder of the famous AKA Berlin tattoo studio says about his book: “This performance has appeared

Watch “Les Animaux Sentimentaux” (Sentimental Animals) Trailer for Forthcoming Novel by Cédric Duroux

Check out this fascinating artsy trailer with scary or sexy animals masks, you choose.  Cédric Duroux tells me that the video and the song, by Scott Matthew, in it are some kind of extension of my forthcoming novel, “Les Animaux sentimentaux” (“Sentimental Animals”). Find out more at


Urban Patterns Disrupted by Painted Underpants

  Oh geez this makes me happy. “The project took place from 2014 to 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Which of the objects are naked now? The painted ones or their surrounding pairs? The answer, as the sin, is in the eyes of the observer.”

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Inside Jean-Paul Goude’s New Exhibition | “So Far So Goude” Opening in Milan

Tod’s presents “So Far So Goude”, an exhibition by Jean-Paul Goude, the unmistakable “auter d’images” whose works are the emblems of our time. Discover more on Jean-Paul Goude, the renowned “auteur d’images”, is expressing himself from more than 40 years through drawings, posters, photography, films, videos or events, epochal books and exhibitions, always impressing


A ‘Queer British Art’ Exhibition Will Show at the Tate

Above” David Hockney’s ‘Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool’, 1966Courtesy David Hockney/Collection: Walker Art Gallery “The collection will celebrate 50 years since the decriminalization of homosexuality” The Tate has announced plans to show the first major ‘queer’ art exhibition next year, to celebrate 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised in the UK. Queer British Art will reportedly

Nude Painting of Trump by Artist Illma Gore is Making Baby Trump Mad | NSFW

  I feel like Trump should thank her for making such a flattering painting of such a pile of shit. Artist Illma Gore‘s painting of Trump went viral online, with bids attracting over $141,770 after it went on display in London this month. Gore says lawyers have called her twice threatening lawsuits. Facebook, too, has also bizarrely

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“Flocks” | Dancer’s Bodies in Beautiful Piles Photographed by Nir Arieli

Nir Arieli‘s “Flocks” captures the Nederlands Dans Theater, Batsheva Dance Company, Ailey II and other top contemporary companies in unexpected, evocative images. Throughout the series, dancers are at rest, bodies piled and entwined in formations unique to each ensemble. “The dance company is a social sphere in which the dancers live, love and work,” Arieli says.


A Gallery of Dick Pics

  That I’m sure got most of your attention. Whether dick lovers or you just want to compare your dick size, here we are. Straight men are always welcome here. Vice has shared this story and interview Ah, the unsolicited dick pic. Technology has made it all too tempting for men’s penises to pop up

“We, Divine” | Watch This Mesmerizing Dance from the Diablo Ballet | Video

“We, Divine” Diablo Ballet | Celebrating 22 Years Executive Producer: Lauren Jonas Producer | Director | Cinematographer: Walter Yamazaki Choreographer: Robert Dekkers Commissioned Score: Jacob Wolkenhauer 1st Assistant Director: Jayson Johnson 2nd Unit Camera: Oliver Mellan Wardrobe: Christian Squires Dancers: Aiden DeYoung, Amanda Farris, Jamar Goodman, Tetyana Martyanova, Jackie McConnell, Rosselyn Ramirez, Christian Squires, Mayo

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NSFW! Brilliant-Intense-Graphic Fusion of Sexuality, Creativity, Studs, & Art | Nik Dimopoulos Tops Himself in Newest Party Promo

I’ve turned bright blue holding my breath waiting for the next party promo video from Nik Dimopoulos for TROUGH X : XXI PARTY. I can finally exhale, because here it is. This new treasure was delivered to my inbox this morning. A party promo video taken to all new levels. Artist Nik Dimopoulos always tops his last video, and somehow is able

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“Guys Reading Poems” to Premiere at Palm Beach International Film Festival this April During National Poetry Month

Innovative neo-noir feature uses poetry as framing device… Neo-noir poetry drama “Guys Reading Poems” will debut at the Palm Beach International Film Festival this April during National Poetry Month. The innovative feature film uses poetry as a framing device to tell the story of a creative but troubled family living in a downtown Los Angeles


Featured Artist | Christopher M Tandy Shares Image of “The Gatekeeper,” Ascension, Passing Through Barriers

Meet NYC artist Christopher M Tandy and take a look at what he is currently creating. I was zooming through Instagram and got a good look Christopher M Tandy’s work that peaked my curiosity. I had been to a show of his here in San Francisco some years ago when he was living here. His worked appeared

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The Journey of Bas Kosters | “I want it to Be Soft Exhibition”

From 14 May to 4 September 2016, Museum Arnhem presents I want it to be soft. The journey of Bas Kosters, a retrospective of works by one of the Netherlands’ most eccentric fashion designers, Bas Kosters (Zutphen 1977). The connection with Museum Arnhem is obvious: Kosters studied Fashion and Design at the Rijn IJssel College in Arnhem and attended a

NSFW| Book Club #22: Fallos by Marc Martin & Arthur Gillet | Berlin 2016, March 26th

Above: “The three little pigs.” Photo: Marc Martin – Marc Martin. Model: Arthur Gillet Arthur Gillet, Greek statue come to life,  is one of the worlds biggest treasures. Check him out in this new project with Marc Martin. FALLOS ► Arthur Gillet & Marc Martin Berlin 2016, March 26th Dencker + Schneider Art Gallery From illusory manliness to manly illusions 2016, March


Exclusive Image of James Cerne & Shawn Morales from New Loverboy Mag #3 | Love, Music, Fashion, & Sex

  Owner of Loverly Magazine, Michael Turnbull, has given Accidental Bear this exclusive image from #3 of Loverboy Magazine. This is cover number two featuring James Cerne and Shawn Morales Loverboy Magazine #3 is out now! Find here James Cerne & Shawn Richard Morales Shot by: Roman Udalov In this issue: – Discover the monsters that lie within Colby Keller. – Violet Chachki channels her

“Hares On The March” 110 3ft Tall Hares Designed by Irish Artists | Video By Adrian+Shane

  The ‘Hares on the March’ project will see a ‘Gathering’ of 110 3ft tall Hares being designed and beautifully created by an eclectic range of talented Irish artists. Each unique hare will sit on top of a stylish 4ft tall plinth; these will be located in public accessible places and sold after in a

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Auto Mechanics Pay Homage to the Artworks of Renaissance Painters

Photographer Freddy Fabris has given us a new version of famous Renaissance paintings. The idea came to him during a visit to a garage somewhere in the western United States. ’Why not?’ thought Fabris, who decided to combine the uncombinable. The photographer tried to preserve the distinctive style of great Renaissance master painters, ever so slightly spicing it up. Find more of Freddy Fabris‘ work at H/T


“BE SEXUAL” A Sexually Explicit Short Film by Antonio Da Silva | Bi-sexual Married and Their Desire Men | NSFW Trailer

BE SEXUAL by Antonio Da Silva BE SEXUAL interviews some participants from BANKERS. They are bisexual married men who carry their secret desire for other men. They demonstrate how they get fulfilled by hooking up in public toilets. They describe how it feels to be attracted to men and where this emotion fit in their daily


Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures Pop-Up in San Francisco

    Pop-Up featuring works of Robert Mapplethorpe Venture inside the mind of one of the 20th Century’s most important artists, and come face to face with his provocative masterpieces. Presented on a scale worthy of its artistic impact, this digital gallery features rare and revealing commentary from the photographer himself.    Friday, March 25, 2016, 6PM-11PM

New Issue of TOH! Magazine is Out! Music, Fashion, Art, Stunning Male Models and Photoshoots

 Toh! is a bimonthly. It’s a web magazine. It’s about Music, Fashion, Art and all that matches with these worlds carefreely, easily and with no demands. Find TOH! Facebook

Watch Trailer for “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures” for HBO Documentary Films

Robert Mapplethorpe was an American photographer, known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter. A new HBO documentary discusses the public’s reaction, and Robert’s trajectory. Watch the trailer below. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures premieres Monday, April 4 at 9pm, only on HBO.

Wrestler Unleashes a Flying Kitty Death Squad | ‘Wuvable Oaf’ Comic from Ed Luce for VICE

A Wrestler Unleashes a Flying Kitty Death Squad in Today’s ‘Wuvable Oaf’ Comic from Ed Luce for VICE. From the column ‘Wuvable Oaf’  In Ed Luce, we believe. Big fans of his work and thrilled to see him working with VICE  Check out Ed’s website, Twitter, Instagram, and buy his book on Fantagraphics.

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“Bare Men” Photography Book by Abigail Ekue | NSFW Images

  The book will be the first of the ongoing Bare Men series and a Limited Edition run. Hardcover, 495 pages of color and B&W photographs and published by Native Creative Press. Art and photography lovers and collectors can now reserve their copy of the book scheduled for a September 2016 release. The Bare Men


Iggy Pop Poses Nude for Life Drawing Class, Will Be Subject of Brooklyn Museum Show

  Above: Phot by Elena Olivo/Brooklyn Museum “His body has witnessed much and should be documented.” “On February 21, Iggy Pop served as the nude model in a life drawing class at the New York Academy of Art. The session was organized by the Brooklyn Museum and conceived by British artist Jeremy Deller. The resulting drawings, created by 21 artists ranging in

“Follow Me Down…” This Guy’s Treasure Trail in Short Video

Yeah, I’m not sure if you’re into this sort of thing…. but I’ll let you work that out for yourself. Video from Andrés Rojas  


Art Group Preaching Girl Power to Japan and Its Dated Gender Ideals in Bunny Masks

“Tomorrow Girls Troop take on Japan’s dated gender ideals with bunny masks and art activism.” Dazed reports: Tomorrow Girls Troop members are artists, activists, academics. Among their ranks might be disgruntled housewives, dissatisfied career women, and former teen idols. But we wouldn’t know for sure, as the individuals who make up Tomorrow Girls Troop hide behind


Queer Sex Adult Coloring Book by Nathan Rapport (NSFW)

Check out this treat from artist Nathan Rapport, a full on adult coloring book, that will give you wood. Let your artistic juices flow. A fun way to look at sex that can sometimes be taken too seriously. “Get through your gay ass breakup by getting artsy. Color along to some of your favorite and most

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Men With Cats: Intimate Portraits of Feline Friendship | Book

 A subject I am qualified to judge. Photographer David Williams has given us this gem, Men With Cats: Intimate Portraits of Feline Friendship. The series contains over 75 images. And clearly, as ‘they’ say, cats rule and dogs drool. Order Men With Cats: Intimate Portraits of Feline Friendship at Follow the photographer David Williams on Instagram.

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Awkward & Rad Photos of 2 Male Models by Benjamin Barron #TrashChic

Quinton Mulvey and Henry Stambler photographed by Benjamin Barron and styled by Marcus Cuffie, in exclusive for Fucking Young! Online.

David Beckham Portraits to Be Sold for Charity at Phillips London

  Above image: David Beckham, 2015, by Nadav Kander More than 50 portraits of David Beckham by top photographers are to be sold at Phillips in London in aid of charity. The March 10 auction in support of 7: The David Beckham Unicef fund and the Positive View Foundation features original signed prints, some unseen before, and newly commissioned work


A Queer Muslim Photo Project | “Just Me and Allah”

Toronto photographer Samra Habib features images and interviews with queer Muslims. “Mainstream Islam isn’t always welcoming of LGBTQ Muslims, yet a lot of the Muslim traditions and rituals bring queer Muslims comfort and provide a sense of belonging,” Habib says. “I wanted to show everyone the creative and brilliant LGBTQ Muslims I identified with the most