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John Waters Will Show Sequel to “Pink Flamingos” Called “Kiddie Flamingos” at Marianne Boesky in 2015

John Waters Will Show Sequel to “Pink Flamingos” Called “Kiddie Flamingos” at Marianne Boesky in 2015

By M.H. Miller for Art News Director John Waters, shown here in an over-Botoxed fake portrait, will screen a new 74-minute video at Marianne Boesky Gallery at his exhibition that opens there on January 9, 2015. Since Waters hasn’t released a feature-length film since 2004’s A Dirty Shame, this is basically the closest the master of camp has

Meat Magazine’s Issues 15 Video Trailer Looks Promising!

    Our friends over at Meat Magazine have just released this fun behind the scenes trailer for the Meat # 15 Issue. Video was filmed by the ever so talented McBabe. 65 blokes drop their trousers for Meat #15. That’s a lot of meat! You can pre-order meat fifteen now from or pick


Artists Dress as Nude Pandas for Fundraising Calendar

For its annual fundraising drive, Art F City looked to more creative means of getting donations. The New York-based art blog enlisted 12 artists – including Dazed favourite Molly Soda and GIF devotees Mike and Claire – to take off their clothes and pretend to be pandas for a glossy calendar. It is appropriately titled Nude Artists as Pandas.  AFC founder and editor Paddy Johnson


Loverboy Magazine Issue #2 | Andy Butler of Hercules & Love Affair Owns the Cover | Pre-Order Here

  Get your print copy of the new issue of Loverboy Magazine. Order now to get your hands on this sexy beast. At Loverboy HQ they love a bit of dirt, a bit of trash and lots of gloss.  Bringing you exclusive, international content from the worlds of music, fashion, art, adult entertainment and Queer-culture,

Well Strung with SF Gay Men’s Chorus in “Dancers, Prancers & Vixens!” Dec 12-13 | Get Your Ticket Now!

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus presents DANCERS, PRANCERS & VIXENS! featuring the singing string quartet, Well-Strung   December 12 – 13 at Nourse Theater San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the holiday performances for the 37th season, featuring Dancers, Prancers & Vixens! with special guests Well-Strung, the singing string quartet, for three performances, December 12 – 13 at Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). As an iconic San


A Performance Artist Spends 2 Days Looking for a Needle in a Haystack at Palais de Tokyo

I could think of better things to do. “Performance artist Sven Sachsalber will be spending the next 48 hours searching for a small needle in an enormous haystack. The performance will take place at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, where a live feed has been set up to document the progress. Though the search should be completed by the end

L: Keith Haring, self-portrait, 1980–81. One of our Polaroids. Collection of the Keith Haring Foundation. R: Unknown photographer, Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, c. 1983–1984. Polaroid. Collection of the Keith Haring Foundation

San Francisco | “Keith Haring: The Political Line” at the De Young | Nov 8 – Feb 16, 2015

  “Haring understood that art was for everybody—he fought for the individual and against dictatorship, racism and capitalism. He was no utopian, but he had a dream that ‘nothing is an end, because it always can be the basis for something new and different.’” – Dieter Buchhart, guest exhibition curator The Political Line will feature more


Two Male Artists Kiss Buck Naked on the London Bridge reports: November 5 is a national holiday in the UK, commemorating Guy Fawks’ failed attack on the Parliament House, in London. But today, the British capital became the stage of a different kind of celebration. Displayed as a billboard-size image, the picture of Brooklyn-based artists Dan Colen and Kalup Linzy sharing


MEN ADDICTED 02 | Collector’s Limited Printed Edition Available Now | Gay Art Magazine Focused Entirely on B&W Photography and Art

  MEN ADDICTED 02  Collector’s Limited Printed Edition. 1000 numbered copies worldwide MEN ADDICTED is the first stylish international Gay Art magazine focused entirely on black & white photography and art. Find at Facebook Page MEN ADDICTED 02 features contributors LeBeau Foto, Fabien Specklin, Nikola Djukich, Butch Dick, Rick Wezenaar, Anthony Mitchell, Rick Castro, Romald &

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Snoop Dogg Teams Up with Happy Socks and Makes Art | Watch Video

“Sometimes the music in my life don’t explain exactly what I’m going through, so [painting] is another piece of the puzzle,” he reveals in the film, while shirt-lessly throwing paint at the canvases across the room. Snoop’s instinctive artwork has a tangible feeling of spontaneity and an untamed, almost childlike, imagination, not too unlike the


New Antonio Da Silva Film “Limanakia” | Surrealistic, Sexual, Romantic, Visual Collage and Nod to Greek Homoerotic Orgies | NSFW

  Once again film maker Antonio Da Silva has distracted me from everything I was doing and now I am glued to my computer watching hi new short “LIMANAKIA.” Now that is one friendly beach! LIMANAKIA by Antonio Da Silva LIMANAKIA is a wild rocky area located on Leoforos Poseidonos South of Athens. At those three distinct steep coves,


San Francisco | GLAMA‐RAMA Salon and Gallery to Exhibit Work by Pop Artist Jason Mecier | Sept 30 – Nov 9, 2014

GLAMA‐RAMA Salon and Gallery is excited to announce an exhibition of new and selected works by critically acclaimed mosaic artist, JASON MECIER. Pop Artist Jason Mecier creates one of a kind outrageous mosaic portraits. He meticulously fabricates anybody out of anything, from Kevin Bacon out of bacon, to Honey Boo Boo out of 25 lbs.


Los Angeles | 1st Annual Antebellum Film Festival | Sept 26 – 28, 2014

THE FIRST ANNUAL ANTEBELLUM FILM FESTIVAL Featuring exciting Fetish Films 3 nights during september~ 26th, 27th & 28th $10 per program $25 per day $60~ for all screenings (limited seating~ purchase tickets now~ this event will sell out) more info~ FACEBOOK EVITE ANTEBELLUM FILM FESTIVAL Saturday September 26th, 27 & 28th, 2014 Schedule: september 26th


“David Bowie Is” Exhibition Coming to Australia | July to November 2015

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced that it will host the ground-breaking exhibition “David Bowie Is” from July to November 2015 as part of the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series of major exhibitions. “David Bowie is” was created by the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London which was given unprecedented access to the David


Documentary “Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton” Returns to San Francisco for Special Encore Screenings

Acclaimed documentary film Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton returns to San Francisco for special encore screenings. Filmmakers in attendance at both screenings. BIG JOY chronicles, for the first time, the groundbreaking influence and artistic achievements of experimental poet / filmmaker / longtime Bay Area resident James Broughton. One of the defining artistic voices of the sexual


SF’s Magnet Presents |Peter Berlin Photographer / Porn Star / Gay Icon Solo Exhibition of Photographs | October 1 – 31, 2014

San Francisco’s Magnet presents… PETER BERLIN PHOTOGRAPHER / PORN STAR / GAY ICON Solo Exhibition of Photographs Curated by Eric Smith and Mark Garrett October 1 – 31, 2014 Magnet – 4122 18th St. (at Castro St.) in SF 94114 Opening Reception: Fri., Oct. 3, 2014 – 8:00 – 10:00 pm  Event Facebook Page

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Photo by Patric Safarti Courtesy Tom of Finland Foundation

10th Tom of Finland Emerging Artist Competition 2014

  Tom of Finland Foundation is proud to announce the 10th TOM OF FINLAND EMERGING ARTIST COMPETITION. To celebrate its 10th anniversary and 30 years of Tom of Finland Foundation (est. 1984), the Foundation is honored to have the participation of a stellar group of 10 internationally renowned contemporary artists as judges: assume vivid astro


Portraits of People Covered in Frosting and Junk Food by James Ostrer

    British artist James Ostrer covered himself and some intrepid models with thick layers of candy, frosting, and other junk food in a rather unsettling portrait series. The photos are on display in his exhibition “Wotsit all about” at the Gazelli Art House in London through September 11th, 2014. Press release states: “This adornment becomes a mask of what we eat


San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus kicks-off its 37th Season at Crescendo – Brunch with the Boys!

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) announced Crescendo, the annual season preview event that kicks-off the 37th season, on Sunday, September 28, 2014, from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel (757 Market Street, San Francisco).  The Sunday brunch includes a preview of selections from the upcoming season, which will feature concerts that provide a musical journey that is equal parts


San Francisco General Hospital Foundation Announces Call for Artists for 2015 ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ Fundraising Project

  Artist Submissions due by Friday, August 1, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO  – The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF) announced today that they are now accepting submissions from Bay Area artists for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ public art series. The selected heart artworks will be a part of the Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark evening event at AT&T Park on Thursday,