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Constellation Park: The 13 Rugged Outdoorsmen of the Zodiac | Illustrations

Constellation Park: The 13 Rugged Outdoorsmen of the Zodiac | Illustrations

Wow I’m really turned on by these images. Amazing work by artist Michael Sanderson. “Constellation Park: The 13 Outdoorsmen of the Zodiac” is the Michael Sanderson debut print series; a provocative, witty and humorous collection of illustrations conceptualizing the 12 signs of the zodiac as rugged woodsmen. emphasizing the darker profile traits of each sign with


Manny & Bear, the Interspecies Couple & Uni the Unicorn Comic | The Corporeals

  The Corporeals The hysterical, prehistorical citizens of Bakersfied, Earth.  Art by Bill Ferenc  David Quantic, Creator “Bakersfield, Earth” Check more out HERE.


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


Artist Uses Pubic Hair Paint Brush with the Scent of Vagina | I Can’t Make this Shit Up! | Video

Peter de Cupere made a proper pencil in which he replaced the hairs of the pencil by pubic hairs and as paint, the scent of vagina. The work received the title ‘The Paintbrush of Gustave Courbet’. In October of this year, olfactory artist Peter de Cupere proved it’s not only the sight of a woman’s privates that

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


The Corporeals | New Webcomic Featuring Bear Couple, 1 Human Bear & a Real Bear

    The hysterical, prehistorical citizens of Bakersfied, Earth.  Check them out HERE.  Art by Bill Ferenc  David Quantic, Creator “Bakersfield, Earth”   Check out these t-shirts made of The Corporeals at :


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


Celebrate 9 Year Anniversary of Antebellum Hollywood | Rick Castro: Masterworks | Nov 15th

  In celebration to Antebellum’s 9th Birthday, you are all invited to: RICK CASTRO:MASTWORKS, November 15th~ &pm till 9pm 28 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE of photography by RICK CASTRO curated by RUBEN ESPARZA Live performances by JEFFREY HUTCHISON COP JACK RAVEN SHADOWMOON November 15th – 7pm till 9pm on exhibit thru December 20th FACEBOOK EVITE  


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


Lithuania Film Maker is Going Naked to Fund Film | “You Can’t Escape Lithuania”

  You Can’t Escape Lithuania is a feature film about a fictional version of me, a gay filmmaker from Europe. And I’m going naked for it. KICKSTARTER  We only get money if we reach $20,000. If we don’t, the money stays in your account. That in mind, please join our campaign and help out in any


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


“Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It” is Due Out in January 2015

  Big, Burly, Lascivious, and Soft Around the Edges Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It is due out in January 2015. We just got advance copies from the printer, and I’d love to send one your way for review or for a possible interview with the editorial team, Anne Ishii and Graham

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Star Studded Trash Tribute to Joan Rivers from Pop Artist Jason Mecier

Pop artist Jason Mecier just revealed his latest portrait made entirely out of trash inspired by the one and only legendary Joan Rivers! Believe it or not, many of the items were donated to the artist from other celebrities and female comedians! Highlights include Phillis Diller’s anti-itch creams, a bandaid and two Disney coloring books


24 Meter Tall Green Inflatable Butt Plug in Paris is Upsetting People

What can you say but, ” Sit and spin.” Looming above the Place Vendome in Paris is a seemingly innocuous 24 meter tall green inflatable Christmas tree, created by American artist Paul McCarthy. But the artwork, simple entitled ‘Tree’, has raised eyebrows in the French capital because of its uncanny resemblance to a certain type

New Short from Venfield 8 “MOONR8KR: The Fame” | Watch NSFW Video

    Check out the triumphant new short from the mysterious Venfield 8. MOONR8KR feels the fame, and bathes in it. Directed by VENFIELD 8. Cinematography and Editing by Olivier Labourg. Special thank you to Monsieur P and J. Spychalski. Music is Easy, by Son Lux Video by  V E N F I E L D

“The Pope and the Penis”, 1990, the banner recalled the 1988 poster “Sexism Rears Its Unprotected Head”. The Pope and the Penis prompted fierce conflict with the then director of the Biennale threatened to resign if it was included in the exhibition
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‘White Heterosexual Men Can’t Get AIDS’ | AIDS Art and Activism in New York

Dazed reports: Robert Rayford, a teenager from Missouri, was the first known US citizen to die of HIV/AIDS – that was in 1969. Crunching the numbers six years later, the disease would claim a further 6,000 lives, all under the nose of then-President Ronald Reagan – an imperative voice in such times – who was yet to publicly acknowledge

Michael Stipe Launches Evolving Exhibition At NYU’s 80WSE Gallery

  “Michael Stipe recently launched a new exhibition called NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE at New York University’s 80 WSE Gallery. The project will allow Stipe “to be in residence as both an artist and teacher, repurposing the gallery’s 3500 square foot space as a studio, classroom, and laboratory that will exist in a constant state of flux for


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,


Los Angeles | Tom of Finland Art Fair this Weekend at TOM House | Echo Park

  The Tom of Finland Art Fair returns to TOM House the weekend of October 4-5, the iconic property where it has been held in earlier years in Los Angeles, CA. The Art Fair’s tagline, Art in Residence, reflects its staging at a residence of much significance to art lovers. Situated on a quiet street


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.


Yunus Chkirate | Le Triad | Canadian Artist Produces Biggest Most Diverse Exhibition In His Own Gallery Space

Not content to simply go about things in the traditional way, Yunus Chkirate once again surpasses all expectations while bypassing the gallery system to open his own one man show in a gorgeous downtown local to call his own. Le Triad Gallery will launch on October 6 and be operational through November 6 showcasing his


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


Robin Williams Tribute Art Made Out of Candy by Pop Artist Jason Mecier

  We have praised the work of pop artist Jason Mecier many time in the past, but this may be our favorite piece yet. Rest in sweet peace Robin. Artist Jason Mecier writes: This is My Robin Williams tribute piece. If you can’t already tell, it’s Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire, with a Patch Adams nose


“Love-ism” | Art by Paul Sixta is Stunning |NSFW

Choreographer Mor Shani is working on “Love-ism”. Love-ism is a long term study inspired by the book “Art of Loving” by Erich Fromm. In this study Shani wishes to challenge the perception and liquidity of the agreed upon, the sublime and the condemned. He asks: “when do supreme ideas about love like care, mutuality and


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


Chicago | “Snow White and the Seven Drag Queens” Returns

After a sold-out run in April May AND June, MidTangent Productions is bringing SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DRAG QUEENS back to Hydrate Nightclub along with a rotating drag revue known as the EVER AFTER SHOW. Performances are the first Friday of every month beginning September the 5th at 8pm. Tickets $20, available at the


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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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

Kraviation “White Sugar” Video is Sexy Provocative Art | Watch NSFW Video

We have been intrigued by the artist Freddy Krave for awhile who calls his creations Kraviation. He just released this fun/sexy video and it has tapped our interest. Follow Freddy Krave on Tumblr  and Facebook  

Creative Piss Play Art in New Party Promo | Watch NSFW Video Here for TROUGH X : XV

We are told that this is just the teaser version, and that the full version is coming soon. We will be waiting, and drinking a lot of fluids… wink wink Join the party on FACEBOOK PAGE Watch TROUGH X:XV TEASER PROMO below: TROUGH X : XV ::::::::::::::::::~~~~ WHEN:~ SATURDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 5.00pm – 2.30am WHERE:~


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


“Riley Comix” Issue 1 Is Now In Print | Naughty, Raunchy & Totally NSWF Comedy by Michael Lucid

      Read all the naughty, raunchy, totally NSWF comedy hijinx of a twin named Riley and his pals Patrique the villainous and big muscle bear Beercan in this premiere issue! Over 30 pages of highly graphic fun!  “Riley Comix” Issue 1 Is Now In Print!! “Riley Comix” Issue 1 is now in print and available


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


Artist Nathan Rapport | Paintings of Vintage Macho Porn Stars in Full Drag Face | Showing in Austin, TX

  San Francisco has lost one of it’s own to Austin, TX. But it looks like artist Nathan Rapport has landed squarely on his feet, into the open arms of Austin’s art world.   Nathan tells us: “I’m doing my first solo painting show next Friday at a new queer space downtown. I’m doing a